The Democrats' 'Better Deal' Is Neither Better Nor a Deal
6 Pages Posted: 6 Nov 2017 Last revised: 23 Dec 2017
Date Written: November 6, 2017
In July 2017, U.S. Congressional Democratic leadership released a policy plank entitled “Better Deal” in which they proposed a radical reinvention of antitrust law. As a partisan blueprint for a populist political agenda, the Better Deal may have some appeal, but most of its ideas are either ill-conceived or poorly structured.
Keywords: antitrust, merger, better deal
JEL Classification: K21
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