Antitrust Policy After Chicago

  title={Antitrust Policy After Chicago},
  author={Herbert Hovenkamp},
  journal={ERPN: Antitrust (Sub-Topic)},
This article, which was published in 1985, describes the development of a "Post-Chicago" antitrust policy. The Chicago School of antitrust analysis has made an important and lasting contribution to antitrust policy. The School has placed an emphasis on economic analysis in antitrust jurisprudence that will likely never disappear. At the same time, however, the Chicago School's approach to antitrust is defective for two important reasons. First of all, the notion that public policymaking should… 
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