issue Competition

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

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Timothy Krueger

Case Western Reserve University

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David Howell

The New School

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Michael Barr

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

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Hannah Rubinton

Princeton University

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David Autor

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

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