Global Conference 2018

Big Tech and Antitrust: Rethinking Competition Policy for the Digital Era

Global Conference 2018

Big Tech and Antitrust: Rethinking Competition Policy for the Digital Era

The rising power of Big Tech firms has brought antitrust and competition laws to the attention of policymakers around the world. What are the economic, political, and social effects of corporate concentration? Are low prices a sufficient justification for broad horizontal and vertical integration? Do "natural" digital monopolies require us to rethink antitrust guidelines that date back to the era of Standard Oil?

Speakers

Moderator

David Faber, Journalist and Co-Anchor, CNBC

Speakers

Tyler Cowen, Holbert L. Harris Professor of Economics, George Mason University; Director, Mercatus Center

Makan Delrahim, Assistant Attorney General of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice

Sally Hubbard, Senior Editor of Tech Antitrust Enforcement, The Capitol Forum

Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, University of Chicago Booth School of Business

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