Topic Concentration

Concentration refers to two similar but distinct issues—the size of firms relative to the economy as a whole and the size of firms relative to their competitors. Equitable Growth is interested in both aspects, with an eye to how much concentration is occurring, its direct effects on prices and wages, and its indirect effects on innovation, entrepreneurship, and inequality.

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The state of U.S. federal antitrust enforcement

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

CompetitionLabor
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Low interest rates can dampen competition and hurt productivity growth

CompetitionTax & Macroeconomics
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Imperfect competition, compensating differentials and rent sharing in the U.S. labor market

CompetitionLabor
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How and why innovation in the United States must diversify

CompetitionInequality & Mobility
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Economic development public policy lessons abound in New York’s Amazon HQ2 debacle

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Testimony by Michael Kades before the Subcommittee on Antitrust, Commercial, and Administrative Law on digital markets

Competition
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: Remedying monopoly violation by social networks—the role of interoperability and rulemaking

Competition
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Interoperability as a competition remedy for digital networks

Competition
Coronavirus Recession

Main Street’s workers, families, and small businesses are now suffering as Wall Street prospers from policies to fight the coronavirus recession

CompetitionTax & MacroeconomicsInequality & Mobility
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Mark-ups in the cement industry: An evolution of scale economies and market power

Competition
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Cannabis-infused dreams: A market at the crossroads of criminal and conventional

CompetitionInequality & Mobility
Vision 2020

Combating the market power of U.S. corporations over workers and consumers

CompetitionInequality & MobilityLabor
Coronavirus Recession

More resilient small U.S. restaurants and their workers can exit the coronavirus recession and sustain an equitable economic recovery

LaborCompetitionInequality & Mobility
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: The future of vertical mergers and the thing called ‘EDM’

Competition
Competitive Edge

Competitive Edge: The states’ view of vertical merger guidelines in U.S. antitrust enforcement

Competition
Vision 2020

Reforming U.S. antitrust enforcement and competition policy

CompetitionInequality & MobilityTax & Macroeconomics
Vision 2020

Improving competition to lower U.S. prescription drug costs

CompetitionInequality & Mobility
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