The Market Dominance of US Digital Platforms: Antitrust Implications for the European Union

@article{Ciriani2018TheMD,
  title={The Market Dominance of US Digital Platforms: Antitrust Implications for the European Union},
  author={St{\'e}phane Ciriani and Marc Lebourges},
  journal={ERN: Monopoly},
  year={2018}
}
The persistent dominance of US digital platforms relates to strategies that can be justified on efficiency grounds. However, these strategies might also offset competition and have ambiguous welfare effects. Overall, though, the economic literature does not provide a clear theoretical ground for a systematic regulation of their dominance, rather it advocates a targeting of specific unlawful anticompetitive practices. The examination of the rationale of major antitrust cases vis-a-vis global… 

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