"Antitrust and competition policy is exciting stuff," said no one ever (except, of course, the very few who follow this arcane field of economics and algorithms). Yet in recent months on Capitol Hill competition policy buzzwords have started to be overheard in conversations outside of the traditional antitrust policy bastions such as the Antitrust subcommittees. Is all this "excitement" around competition policy because folks are curious how the new Administration will approach mergers and market concentration? Or is it because, as some have suggested, that the Internet has profoundly changed how markets have traditionally operated, our antitrust policy must change as well?
We've assembled a panel of experts from different perspectives on competition and antitrust to discuss what all the excitement is about.