Introduction: Antitrust and Regulatory Update

Introduction: Antitrust and Regulatory Update Rev Ind Organ (2006) 29:279–280 DOI 10.1007/s11151-006-9124-6 Lawrence J. White Published online: 30 November 2006 © Springer Sciene+Business Media B.V. 2006 This issue marks the fifth year of a special feature of the Review of Indus- trial Organization: “Antitrust and Regulatory Update”. As has been true of past years, I asked the Chief Economists of the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), the Federal Trade Commission (FTC), and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) to write essays that review the economics aspects of the major antitrust and regulatory issues that have con- fronted their respective agencies. This year, however, I am pleased to report that the Chief Economist at the DG Competition of the European Union agreed to write an essay as well. As has been true in past years, the analysis of mergers is a major theme for the antitrust agencies. In addition, the DG Competition essay stresses the new approaches and procedures that apply to antitrust and regulatory issues at that agency. As the essay’s title indicates, the agency is now focused more on “effects-based” approaches rather than more formalistic treatments. The FTC’s essay also discusses research at the agency that helps shed light on Review of Industrial Organization Springer Journals

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Economics; Industrial Organization; Microeconomics
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