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Insights from Alicia Sasser Modestino on the Economy during the COVID-19 Pandemic

Global Resilience Institute, June 2020..
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Published On: June 3, 2020 |
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Can COVID-19 Get Congress to Finally Strengthen U.S. Antitrust Law?

“The best study on the effect of mergers on consumer prices is Professor John Kwoka’s meta-analysis of post-merger evaluation studies.” Washington Monthly ..
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Published On: May 26, 2020 |
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During the Crisis: Should the antitrust traffic light be red, yellow or green?

Professor John Kwoka participated in a roundtable with fellow antitrust experts to get a sense of whether merger policy should change now – if at all, and whether Big Tech warrants the scrutiny that’s been lobbed its way. ..
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Published On: May 20, 2020 |
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Innovation will help us rebuild

May. 17, 2020 – The Boston Globe..
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Published On: May 18, 2020 |
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With plummeting revenues, state should impose a temporary tax increase

May. 15, 2020 – The Boston Globe..
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How is the FTC protecting us during the pandemic?

In the Competition Corner of Politico, Professor John Kwoka’s research and new book (Controlling Mergers and Market Power) on how Congress and the antitrust agencies can improve merger reviews is cited…
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Published On: May 11, 2020 |
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Comment: US Merger Freeze Unlikely but Congress could push back timelines

Professor John Kwoka said that a freeze would “preserve the integrity of the merger review process and not really harm or handicap the companies.” mlex Market Insight..
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Published On: May 7, 2020 |
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How will the economy bounce back?

News at Northeastern May 5, 2020..
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Published On: May 5, 2020 |
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There aren’t enough ventilators and hospital beds. Anti-trust laws have a lot to do with it.

If the antitrust laws had been more stringent a few years ago, says Professor John Kwoka, there wouldn’t be such a limited number of suppliers dominating the ventilator market. News at Northeastern
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Published On: April 27, 2020 |
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Rachel Phillips earns Boren Scholarship

Rachael Phillips CSSH’21, an international affairs major with an economics minor, has earned the Boren Scholarship to support a year of linguistic and cultural immersion in Montenegro. ..
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