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04 June Thursday

Free Lunch?!? Antitrust Economics in Zero-Price Markets

04 June 2020, 12:00 - 04 June 2020, 13:00
  • Nicholas Grimmer / Office of the Attorney General – Texas
  • Avantika Chowdhury / Oxera Consulting LLP
  • John Newman / University of Miami School of Law
  • Daniel Rubinfeld / Compass Lexecon
  • John Yun / George Mason University

Presented by the Economics Committee and the Pricing Conduct Committee.

More Spring Blooms”

Today’s digital economy has ushered in a proliferation of “zero-price” markets. But is there actually any such thing as a free lunch? Particularly with 2018’s AmEx decision on two-sided markets and the growing debate surrounding the consumer welfare standard, how should antitrust thinking evolve where the product is “free”? Economists and academics will explore these topics and more.

Date: June 4, 2020
Time: 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Event CategoriesCompetition, Economics