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Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century
FTC Chairman Joe Simons presented opening remarks, followed by a day of discussion by a distinguished set of panelists who discussed the following topics (some of which will be discussed on the rescheduled date):the current landscape of competition and consumer protection law and policy;whether the U.S. economy has become more concentrated and less competitive;the regulation of consumer data;antitrust law and the consumer welfare standard; andthe analysis of vertical mergers.This hearing was initially scheduled for September 13-14, 2018, but the second day sessions were rescheduled to November 1 due to inclement weather.
Baker, Jonathan ; Berry, Steven; Scott Morton, Fiona; Wright, Joshua; and Werden, Gregory, "Has the US Economy Become More Concentrated and Less Competitive: A Review of the Data" (2018). Congressional and Other Testimony. 17.