Noncompete Clauses Used in Employment Contracts Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University

28 Pages Posted: 8 Feb 2020

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Camila Ringeling

George Mason University, Antonin Scalia Law School

Joshua D. Wright

Lodestar Law and Economics

Douglas H. Ginsburg

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

John M. Yun

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Abbott B. Lipsky

George Mason University - Antonin Scalia Law School

Date Written: February 7, 2020

Abstract

This comment is submitted by the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at the Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University to the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in relation to its proposed examination of whether there is “a sufficient legal basis and empirical economic support” to promulgate a Commission rule that would restrict the use of non-compete clauses in employer-employee contracts.

Keywords: antitrust, competition law, non-compete clauses, labor economics

JEL Classification: K2, K21, K22, K31, J32, J38, J41, J6, L14, L2, L4, L42

Suggested Citation

Ringeling, Camila and Wright, Joshua D. and Ginsburg, Douglas H. and Yun, John M. and Lipsky, Abbott B., Noncompete Clauses Used in Employment Contracts Comment of the Global Antitrust Institute, Antonin Scalia Law School, George Mason University (February 7, 2020). George Mason Law & Economics Research Paper No. 20-04, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=3534374 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.3534374

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