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Equitable Growth supports research and policy analysis on how strong competition among U.S. businesses affects inequality and broad-based economic growth.

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Monopoly power threatens broader economic growth and exacerbates inequality by increasing prices, hindering new business formation, stifling innovation, and diminishing workers’ wages. Current research on the U.S. economy increasingly finds decreasing competition and increasing concentration across industries. Equitable Growth supports research to understand the causes and impacts of increasing market power and to develop policy proposals that will strengthen competition.

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Modern U.S. antitrust theory and evidence amid rising concerns of market power and its effects

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Competitive Edge: Principles and presumptions for U.S. vertical merger enforcement policy

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U.S. Congress continues to make progress on drug price competition

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Inflation inequality in the United States is due to imbalanced product innovation

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Killer Acquisitions

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How market power has increased U.S. inequality

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Modern U.S. antitrust research supports strict enforcement of the law

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Modern U.S. antitrust theory and evidence amid rising concerns of market power and its effects

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Inflation inequality in the United States is due to imbalanced product innovation

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U.S. Congress continues to make progress on drug price competition

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Research on Tap—New frontiers in antitrust: Pathways to a competitive economy

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Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Principles and presumptions for U.S. vertical merger enforcement policy

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Competitive Edge

A monthly series that discusses how to increase competition in the U.S. economy.

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Experts on the issue

Guest Author

Timothy Krueger

Case Western Reserve University

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Research Advisory Board

David Howell

The New School

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Research Advisory Board

Michael Barr

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Hannah Rubinton

Princeton University

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Steven C. Salop

Georgetown University

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