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(((Martin Gaynor)))
Professor of Economics, Carnegie Mellon. Former Director, Bureau of Economics, Federal Trade Commission. All views are mine alone.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 17h
Seems like a perfect fit for funding!
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
I don’t think so. There’s a lot of great, rigorous applied work going on in IO: e.g. health care, energy, telecom, airlines, wholesaling (!).
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
What we need IMO is careful industry level econometric modeling to get at what’s going on. This is where IO shines and can really contribute. We should make a concerted effort to make that happen.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
Agreed. Finance, labor, macro folks deserve credit for jumping on this quickly. But honestly, most of that work is seriously flawed. IO people have been slower than we should be, but there is some good work (eg wholesaling by ).
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Hen Mazzig 21h
I hate antisemites, but I also fight against the only Jewish state and the half of world Jewry that lives there.
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Alex 20h
Linda Sarsour peddles the same toxic tropes about Jews that the far-right does. It is not only hateful, we now know how dangerous it is. Shame on Linda and shame on anyone who continues to turn a blind eye to her bigotry.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
Replying to @ReedAbelson
Reality is so constraining!
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
Replying to @PGunigantiAT
Only 1 of the serious issues with that paper.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
Replying to @MartinSGaynor
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 18h
Great to have the fantastic Kate Baicker at talking about the future of health policy.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) 20h
Replying to @zackcooperYale @FTC
Don’t you mean “cleanup on Aisle 5”? :)
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Harry Hochheiser 23h
Please redistribute widely, and call Congress
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 16
Replying to @MartinSGaynor
And, could be a great opportunity for a research study learning about the effects of these contracts. PhD students, are you listening?
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 16
Thanks Steve - 100%. It's also worth strongly emphasizing the key role played by economics staff. Their contributions are under appreciated. None of this would have happened without the excellent economics they did (and do), and their dedication and persistence.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 16
This is a very big deal. Stopping practices by dominant firms that maintain or enhance their market power by harming competition is very important. Hopefully the beginnings of a line in the sand on this. Great reporting by .
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Steven Berry Nov 15
One of the great policy successes of IO academics, working closely with great FTC economists, coming from multiple empirical and theoretical approaches. (mid thread here, read the whole thing, ht )
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 15
Excellent thread by on and hospital merger enforcement, giving over history and current state of affairs.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 14
Replying to @PGunigantiAT
There’s actually progress on that.
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(((Martin Gaynor))) Nov 14
100% what said. There are a constellation of policies that affect competition. Antitrust is an important one of them, but only one.
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