TILEC Contribution to DG Comp's Call on 'Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitization'

10 Pages Posted: 18 Nov 2018

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Lapo Filistrucchi

Tilburg University, TILEC; University of Florence, Dipartimento di Scienze Economiche

Inge Graef

Tilburg Law School

Jens Prufer

Tilburg University - CentER; Tilburg University - Department of Economics; Tilburg University - Law and Economics Center (TILEC)

Florian Schuett

Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC); Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration

Date Written: September 30, 2018

Abstract

TILEC appreciates the opportunity to submit some observations to DG Competition on 'Shaping competition policy in the era of digitization'. The observations contained in this document, which are based on the research work of TILEC members, are organized around the three main themes identified by the Commission in its call for observations, namely (1) competition, data, privacy, and AI, (2) digital platforms' market power, and (3) preserving digital innovation through competition policy.

Keywords: Consumer exploitation, data-driven markets, price discrimination, standardization, two-sided markets, voter manipulation

JEL Classification: K21, L40, O31, O32

Suggested Citation

Filistrucchi, Lapo and Graef, Inge and Prufer, Jens and Schuett, Florian, TILEC Contribution to DG Comp's Call on 'Shaping Competition Policy in the Era of Digitization' (September 30, 2018). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3259163 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3259163

Lapo Filistrucchi

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Inge Graef (Contact Author)

Tilburg Law School ( email )

Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

Jens Prufer

Tilburg University - CentER ( email )

P.O. Box 90153
Tilburg, DC 5000 LE
Netherlands

Tilburg University - Department of Economics ( email )

P.O. Box 90153
Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

Tilburg University - Law and Economics Center (TILEC) ( email )

Warandelaan 2
Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

Florian Schuett

Tilburg Law and Economics Center (TILEC) ( email )

Warandelaan 2
Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

Tilburg University - Center and Faculty of Economics and Business Administration ( email )

P.O. Box 90153
Tilburg, 5000 LE
Netherlands

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