Free eBook: Antitrust - The Case for Repeal

Free eBook “Antitrust: The Case for Repeal” by Dominick T Armentano.

Book Description

This tour de force rips the intellectual cover off antitrust regulation to reveal it as a bludgeon used by businesses against their competitors. Unlike many critics, Professor Armentano carries the logic of his analysis to the fullest possible extent: “My position on antitrust has never been ambiguous,” he writes. “All of the antitrust laws and all of the enforcement agency authority should be summarily repealed. The antitrust apparatus cannot be reformed; it must be abolished.”

Professor Armentano begins with the most rigorous and revealing account of the Microsoft antitrust battle to appear in print. He further discusses other recent cases, including Toys ‘R’ Us, Staples, and Intel, as well as many historical cases. He covers nearly every conceivable rationale for antitrust, including price fixing, predatory pricing, product tie-ins, vertical and horizontal mergers, and many more.

Contents

  • The Antitrust Assault on Microsoft
  • The Case Against Antitrust Policy
  • Competition and Monopoly: Theory and Evidence
  • Barriers to Entry
  • Price Discrimination and Vertical Agreements
  • Horizontal Agreements: Mergers and Price Fixing
  • Antitrust Policy in a Free Society

Book Details

Author(s): Dominick Armentano
Format(s): PDF, ePub
File size: 6.70 MB
Number of pages: 130
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