Steven C. Salop

Georgetown University Law Center

600 New Jersey Avenue, NW

Washington, DC 20001

United States

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Scholarly Papers (57)

The First Principles Approach to Antitrust, Kodak, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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The First Principles Approach to Antitrust, Kodak, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Posted: 16 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Monopoly Power and Market Power in Antitrust Law

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 76, No. p. 241, 1987
Number of pages: 25 Posted: 05 Jun 2008
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, University of Baltimore - School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust,market power,monopoly power,competition law,

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The Flawed Fragmentation Critique of Structural Remedies in the Microsoft Case

Number of pages: 31 Posted: 31 Jan 2000
Robert J. Levinson, R. Craig Romaine and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates, Charles River Associates and Georgetown University Law Center
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Exclusionary Conduct, Effect on Consumers, and the Flawed Profit-Sacrifice Standard

Antitrust Law Journal, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 84 Posted: 27 Dec 2005
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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competition, antitrust, exclusion, monopolization, consumer harm

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Potential Competitive Effects of Vertical Mergers: A How-To Guide for Practitioners

Number of pages: 66 Posted: 12 Nov 2014 Last Revised: 30 Oct 2015
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
Downloads 577 (56,145)
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antitrust, mergers, vertical mergers, exclusion, efficiencies

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Market Definition in Merger Analysis

Forthcoming, as edited, in: Antitrust Economics for Lawyers (LexisNexis), Chapter 1
Number of pages: 35 Posted: 27 Jan 2017 Last Revised: 09 Feb 2017
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and John Woodbury
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Market definition, Mergers, Merger Guidelines, Hypothetical Monopolist Test, Antitrust

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An Economic Analysis of the AT&T-T-Mobile USA Wireless Merger

Number of pages: 35 Posted: 25 Apr 2012
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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mergers, antitrust, telecommunications

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Invigorating Vertical Merger Enforcement

Yale Law Journal, Vol. 127, Pp. 1962-1994
Number of pages: 34 Posted: 17 Oct 2017 Last Revised: 13 Jun 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, mergers, foreclosure

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vGUPPI: Scoring Unilateral Pricing Incentives in Vertical Mergers

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 79, pp. 185-214, 2013, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 12-022
Number of pages: 30 Posted: 18 Jun 2012 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 388 (90,903)
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antitrust review of vertical mergers, input foreclosure, upward pricing pressure

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Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Inequality

Number of pages: 22 Posted: 22 Feb 2015 Last Revised: 28 Oct 2015
Jonathan B. Baker and Steven C. Salop
American University - Washington College of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
Downloads 382 (92,614)
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antitrust, market power, inequality, wealth distribution, income distribution, consumer welfare

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Anticompetitive Overbuying by Power Buyers

Number of pages: 62 Posted: 15 Nov 2004
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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The AT&T/Time Warner Merger: How Judge Leon Garbled Professor Nash

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Vol. 6, Issue 3, Pp. 459–477
Number of pages: 12 Posted: 12 Oct 2018 Last Revised: 05 Dec 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement

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Vertical Merger Enforcement Actions: 1994-April 2020

Number of pages: 46 Posted: 04 Nov 2015 Last Revised: 24 Apr 2020
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
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antitrust, mergers, vertical mergers, exclusion, efficiencies

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The Raising Rivals’ Cost Foreclosure Paradigm, Conditional Pricing Practices and the Flawed Incremental Price-Cost Test

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 81, 371-421
Number of pages: 53 Posted: 05 Aug 2016 Last Revised: 17 Oct 2017
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, Exclusion, Loyalty Discounts, Antitrust Law, Competition, Antitrust Enforcement

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A Few Righteous Men: Imperfect Information, Quit-for-Tat, and Critical Mass in the Dynamics of Cooperation

Number of pages: 21 Posted: 23 Aug 2002
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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Prisoners' Dilemma, random matching, imperfect information, altruism, law and economics, behavioral economics

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Evaluating Joint Ventures: Economic Analysis Checklist

Georgetown Law Journal, 2016
Number of pages: 9 Posted: 31 Mar 2016
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Revising the U.S. Vertical Merger Guidelines: Policy Issues and an Interim Guide for Practitioners

Journal of Antitrust Enforcement, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 52 Posted: 25 Nov 2015
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P Culley
Georgetown University Law Center and Cleary Gottlieb Steen & Hamilton LLP
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Question: What is the Real and Proper Antitrust Welfare Standard? Answer: The True Consumer Welfare Standard

Number of pages: 26 Posted: 19 Oct 2009
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust

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Joint Response to the House Judiciary Committee on the State of Antitrust Law and Implications for Protecting Competition in Digital Markets

Howard Law Research Paper
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Jul 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Howard University School of Law, Carnegie Mellon University, Washington Center for Equitable Growth, University of California, Berkeley - Department of Economics, Public Knowledge, Stanford Law School, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center, Yale School of Management and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Antitrust Enforcement, Monopoly power, Antitrust Law, Digital Markets

Sample Guidelines on Exclusionary Access Agreements by Competitor Collaborations

Georgetown University Law Center, Business, Economics, and Regulatory Law Working Paper No. 195489
Number of pages: 16 Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Sample Guidelines on Exclusionary Access Agreements by Competitor Collaborations

Posted: 15 Dec 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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The Appropriate Legal Standard and Sufficient Economic Evidence for Exclusive Dealing Under Section 2: The FTC's McWane Case

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 09 Aug 2014
Steven C. Salop, Sharis Pozen and John Seward
Georgetown University Law Center, Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP and Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP
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antitrust law, competition, economic theory, monopoly

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Gauging Parallel Accommodating Conduct Concerns with the CPPI

Number of pages: 40 Posted: 10 Sep 2011
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates, Inc., Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Coordinated Effects, Parallel Accomodating Conduct, Merger Guidelines

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An Administrable and Efficient Legal Standard for Refusals to Deal and Price Squeezes by an Unregulated, Vertically Integrated Monopolist

Number of pages: 43 Posted: 20 Jul 2009 Last Revised: 29 Jul 2009
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, refusals to deal, sherman act

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An Enquiry Meet for the Case: Decision Theory, Presumptions, and Evidentiary Burdens in Formulating Antitrust Legal Standards

Number of pages: 61 Posted: 14 Nov 2017
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, Antitrust Enforcement, Antitrust Law, Competition, Presumptions, Decision Theory

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Rowing Against the Tidewater: A Theory of Voting by Multi-Judge Panels

Georgetown Law Journal, Vol. 80, p. 743, February 1992
Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Nov 2006 Last Revised: 17 Nov 2015
David G. Post and Steven C. Salop
Independent and Georgetown University Law Center
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Condorcet Paradox, judicial voting, multi-member courts

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Amicus Brief of Law and Economics Scholars Supporting the Federal Trade Commission in FTC v Qualcomm

Amicus Case: 19-16122, November 2019
Number of pages: 46 Posted: 19 Dec 2019
Mark A. Lemley, A. Douglas Melamed and Steven C. Salop
Stanford Law School, Stanford Law School and Georgetown University Law Center
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Five Principles for Vertical Merger Enforcement Policy

Antitrust, Vol. 33, No. 3, Summer 2019.

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2148 (2019).

Number of pages: 9 Posted: 07 May 2019 Last Revised: 07 Jan 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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vertical merger, antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement

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Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation

Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC CLASS Research Papers Series No. CLASS20-12 (2020)., Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation, USC Legal Studies Research Papers Series No. 20-12 (2020).
Number of pages: 39 Posted: 17 Apr 2020 Last Revised: 20 Jul 2020
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, litigation, private enforcement, settlement, exclusion, competition policy, presumptions

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The 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines: A Suggested Revision

Number of pages: 19 Posted: 01 Apr 2020
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Vertical Merger Guidelines, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Competition, Foreclosure

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What Consensus? Ideology, Politics and Elections Still Matter

Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-007
Number of pages: 57 Posted: 24 Apr 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust laws, antitrust enforcement, politics, elections

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The Evolution and Vitality of Merger Presumptions: A Decision-Theoretic Approach

Number of pages: 39 Posted: 07 Jan 2014 Last Revised: 01 Dec 2015
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust law, competition, economic theory, merger presumptions

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Probability, Presumptions and Evidentiary Burdens in Antitrust Analysis: Revitalizing the Rule of Reason for Exclusionary Conduct

University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Forthcoming
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Feb 2020 Last Revised: 18 Jun 2020
Andrew I. Gavil and Steven C. Salop
Howard University School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, evidence, competition

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Recommendations and Comments on the Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines

Number of pages: 42 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
American University - Washington College of Law, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - Department of Economics, Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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Verticle Merger Guidelines, Horizontal Merger Guidelines, Market Shares

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A Model of Ordered Bargaining with Applications

Number of pages: 18 Posted: 22 Oct 2008
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and Yianis Sarafidis
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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bargaining, ordered bargaining, Nash bargaining solution

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Modifying Merger Consent Decrees to Improve Merger Enforcement Policy

Antitrust Magazine, Vol. 31, No. 1, 2016
Number of pages: 7 Posted: 22 Apr 2016 Last Revised: 27 Jan 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust, Mergers, Remedy

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Whither Antitrust Enforcement in the Trump Administration?

February 2017 Antitrust Source 1
Number of pages: 21 Posted: 09 Dec 2016 Last Revised: 25 Feb 2017
Steven C. Salop and Carl Shapiro
Georgetown University Law Center and University of California, Berkeley - Haas School of Business
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Antitrust, Antitrust Law, Antitrust Policy, Antitrust Enforcement, Competition Policy

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Updating the Merger Guidelines: Comments

Georgetown Law Journal, 2009
Number of pages: 29 Posted: 30 Mar 2016
Steven C. Salop and Serge Moresi
Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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cGUPPI: Scoring Incentives to Engage in Parallel Accommodating Conduct

Number of pages: 33 Posted: 09 Aug 2015 Last Revised: 19 Aug 2015
Charles River Associates (CRA), Charles River Associates, Inc., Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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antitrust, merger, coordinated effects, collusion, incentives, GUPPI

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Guiding Section 5: Comments on the Commissioners

Number of pages: 7 Posted: 24 Sep 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Sherman Act, FTC Commissioners, antitrust enforcement, market power, monopoly power

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Ricardian Equilibrium with Stochastic Free Entry

Number of pages: 45 Posted: 29 Jan 2001
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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Merger Settlement and Enforcement Policy for Optimal Deterrence and Maximum Welfare

Fordham Law Review, Forthcoming, Georgetown Public Law Research Paper No. 13-001, Georgetown Law and Economics Research Paper No. 13-001
Number of pages: 50 Posted: 15 Jan 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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merger enforcement, antitrust, settlements, consumer welfare, decision theory, litigation

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The 2010 HMGs Ten Years Later: Where Do We Go From Here?

Forthcoming in the Review of Industrial Organization. Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2285 (2020)
Number of pages: 36 Posted: 07 Jul 2020 Last Revised: 09 Dec 2020
Steven C. Salop and Fiona M. Scott Morton
Georgetown University Law Center and Yale School of Management
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Merger Guidelines, Antitrust, litigation, competition policy, presumptions

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The Protected Profits Benchmark: Responses to Comments

Antitrust Law Journal , Vol. 79, pp. 701-714, 2013
Number of pages: 15 Posted: 02 Oct 2013
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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vertically integrated monopolist, VIM, consumer welfare, price benchmark, protected profits

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vGUPPI: Scoring Unilateral Pricing Incentives in Vertical Mergers (Appendix)

Number of pages: 15 Posted: 19 Dec 2013
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust review of vertical mergers, input foreclosure, upward pricing pressure

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When Vertical is Horizontal: How Vertical Mergers Lead to Increases in 'Effective Concentration'

Number of pages: 28 Posted: 18 Feb 2021
Serge Moresi and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates (CRA) and Georgetown University Law Center
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Vertical Mergers, Horizontal Transactions, Input Foreclosure, Market Concentration

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Analyzing Vertical Mergers to Avoid False Negatives: Three Recent Case Studies

Georgetown Law Faculty Publications and Other Works. 2151 (2019)
Number of pages: 32 Posted: 07 May 2019
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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vertical merger, antitrust, antitrust law, competition, antitrust enforcement, federal trade commission, FTC

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Dominant Digital Platforms: Is Antitrust Up to the Task?

Yale Law Journal Forum, Vol. 130, Pp. 563-587 (2021)
Number of pages: 26 Posted: 11 Feb 2021
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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Antitrust Laws, Digital Platforms, Mergers, Exclusionary Conduct, Vertical Mergers, Digital Markets,

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Quantifying the Increase in 'Effective Concentration' from Vertical Mergers that Raise Input Foreclosure Concerns: Comment on the Draft Vertical Merger Guidelines

Number of pages: 25 Posted: 19 Mar 2020
Steven C. Salop and Serge Moresi
Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)
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Vertical Merger Guidelines, Foreclosure, Hypothetical Horizontal Transactions

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Strategic Incentives in Non-Coasean Litigation

Number of pages: 38 Posted: 07 Apr 2021
Erik Hovenkamp and Steven C. Salop
University of Southern California School of Law and Georgetown University Law Center
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litigation, settlement, rent seeking, law and economics, antitrust, externalities

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Implementing the Hypothetical Monopolist SSNIP Test with Multi-Product Firms

Antitrust Source, February 2008
Posted: 30 Jan 2008 Last Revised: 26 Jan 2017
Serge Moresi, Steven C. Salop and John Woodbury
Charles River Associates (CRA), Georgetown University Law Center and Charles River Associates (CRA)

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market definition, SSNIP test, multi-product firms

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Competitive Effects of Partial Ownership: Financial Interest and Corporate Control

Posted: 25 Nov 1999
Steven C. Salop and Daniel P. O'Brien
Georgetown University Law Center and Compass Lexecon

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The Kodak Case, the First Principles Approach, and Antitrust at the Millennium

Posted: 04 Oct 1999
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Decision Theory and Antitrust Rules

Posted: 13 Nov 1998
C. Frederick Beckner and Steven C. Salop
Sidley & Austin and Georgetown University Law Center

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Preserving Monopoly: Economic Analysis, Legal Standards and Microsoft

George Mason Law School Antitrust Symposium
Posted: 29 Oct 1998
R. Craig Romaine and Steven C. Salop
Charles River Associates and Georgetown University Law Center

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Using Leverage to Preserve Monopoly: Discussion of Katz and Shapiro Paper

Posted: 08 Jul 1998
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Vertical Mergers and Monopoly Leverage

Posted: 22 May 1998
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center

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Issue Sequencing and Summary Disposition in an Efficient Legal Process

Posted: 19 Sep 1997
C. Frederick Beckner and Steven C. Salop
Sidley & Austin and Georgetown University Law Center

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Other Papers (1)

Total Downloads: 12
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Revising the Vertical Merger Guidelines (FTC Hearings) (Presentation Slides)

Number of pages: 54 Posted: 22 Dec 2018
Steven C. Salop
Georgetown University Law Center
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antitrust, vertical mergers, economics