Wednesday, September 28, 2016

A Critical Evaluation of the FTC's Theory of Product Hopping as a Way to Promote Competition

Dennis W. Carlton, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER), Frederic A. Flyer, Compass Lexecon, and Yoad Shefi, University of Chicago - Booth School of Business; Compass Lexecon offer A Critical Evaluation of the FTC's Theory of Product Hopping as a Way to Promote Competition.

ABSTRACT: This paper evaluates the effect on competition of adopting the FTC’s product hopping theory as an antitrust doctrine. The paper criticizes the theory and explains why it would be a mistake to adopt it as a guide to antitrust liability.

 

 

https://lawprofessors.typepad.com/antitrustprof_blog/2016/09/a-critical-evaluation-of-the-ftcs-theory-of-product-hopping-as-a-way-to-promote-competition.html

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