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Economics at the FTC: Non-price Merger Effects and Deceptive Automobile Ads

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  • Matthew Jones

    () (Federal Trade Commission)

  • Bruce Kobayashi

    () (Federal Trade Commission)

  • Jason O’Connor

    () (Federal Trade Commission)

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Abstract Economists at the Federal Trade Commission analyze a wide range of activities, practices, and policies in support of the agency’s consumer protection and competition missions as demonstrated by the two economic analyses discussed in this article. The first section of this article describes the economic analysis of a proposed merger’s impact on non-price dimensions of competition in the daily fantasy sports market. The second section builds an economic model to quantify the harm to consumers from deceptive advertising in automobile markets.

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  • Matthew Jones & Bruce Kobayashi & Jason O’Connor, 2018. "Economics at the FTC: Non-price Merger Effects and Deceptive Automobile Ads," Review of Industrial Organization, Springer;The Industrial Organization Society, vol. 53(4), pages 593-614, December.
  • Handle: RePEc:kap:revind:v:53:y:2018:i:4:d:10.1007_s11151-018-9669-1
    DOI: 10.1007/s11151-018-9669-1
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