from the Open Markets Insititute
The paper, entitled “Scrambled Eggs and Paralyzed Policy: Breaking Up Consummated Mergers and Dominant Firms,” is a timely contribution, given the Federal Trade Commission’s decision last week to sue Facebook for antitrust violations and to include divestitures of Instagram and WhatsApp among the remedies sought.
Kwoka, a professor of economics at Northeastern University, and Valletti, the former chief economist for the European competition agency in Brussels, co-authored the paper.
Neal F. Finnegan Distinguished Professor of Economics
John Kwoka teaches and conducts research in the areas of industrial organization, antitrust, and regulatory economics. His emphasis is on the application of economics to current policy issues in various industries. His other teaching interests includ…