Corpus ID: 35663223

Resetting merger policy in the new Administration

@inproceedings{Farrell2017ResettingMP,
  title={Resetting merger policy in the new Administration},
  author={Joseph Farrell},
  year={2017}
}
1. We are in an extraordinary wave of mega-mergers involving leading firms in major industries. The resulting increases in concentration resonate with broad concerns, including at the White House, that the U.S. economy may be becoming less competitive. Meanwhile recent economic research increasingly challenges the conventional view that most mergers are competitively beneficial or at least benign, and that current merger control policy adequately identifies and addresses the few— but important… Expand