LPE and COVID-19: Antitrust and Competition
Day 4 of our COVID-19 series: Antitrust and Competition.
But first! LPE approaches to antitrust: a general reading list
The New Brandeis Movement, Lina Khan
Antitrust As Allocator of Coordination Rights, Sanjukta Paul
Market Power and Inequality, Lina Khan and Sandeep Vaheesan
Market Structure and Political Law: A Taxonomy of Power, Zephyr Techout and Lina Khan
Sen. Elizabeth Warren and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proposed a merger moratorium for the duration of the pandemic in order to protect the American public from further consolidation and concentration of power and control during a time of crisis.
Open Markets Institute also hosted a conference in conjunction with the Organisation for Economic Co-Operation and Development (OECD) on how to rebuild the international production system to ensure its resiliency and to promote more effective cooperation among the peoples of the world. The overwhelming consensus of participants was that concentration of power and capacity deeply threatens the ability of all nations to cope with crises such as COVID-19. Video here.