The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, Platforms, Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

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Tad Lipsky

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit; George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty

Date Written: October 15, 2018

Abstract

This comment is submitted by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at Scalia Law School at George Mason University to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission regarding platforms, as part of the Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century. The GAI Competition Advocacy Program provides a wide range of recommendations to facilitate adoption of economically sound competition policy.

Keywords: antitrust, Federal Trade Commission, hearings, competition, consumer protection, platforms

JEL Classification: K2, K21, L4, L40

Suggested Citation

Lipsky, Tad and Wright, Joshua D. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Yun, John M., The Federal Trade Commission’s Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century, Platforms, Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University (October 15, 2018). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 18-39. Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3267489 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3267489

Tad Lipsky (Contact Author)

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Joshua D. Wright

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

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Douglas H. Ginsburg

U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit ( email )

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George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School, Faculty ( email )

3301 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
United States

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