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Can It. Amazon Is Not Your Typical Grocery Store

An op-ed by Hal Singer, adjunct professor: "The coronavirus has rendered brick-and-mortar retailers even less capable at restraining Amazon’s market power. As the antitrust and…

May 4, 2020

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Five Myths About Antitrust Law

An article by John Mayo, Elsa Carlson McDonough Chair of Business Administration, professor of economics, business and public policy and executive director, Center for Business…

March 20, 2020

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With the Fed Expected to Ease, Doubts Arise Over Whether Rate Cuts Will Help

To address the dual threat, the Fed should act in concert not only with its peers but also fiscal authorities, said economist Paul McCulley, formerly of Pimco and now adjunct…

March 2, 2020

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Bad News for Silicon Valley: William Barr is Taking Control of Antitrust Probes

Barr, who at age 69 is serving his second stint as U.S attorney general, also has few deterrents to waging an aggressive attack, said Hal Singer, an antitrust economist and…

March 2, 2020

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What Type of Economy Does China Have?

"Where China's economy is today versus 10 years ago, there's been significant change," Arthur Dong of Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business told FOX Business. "You…

February 16, 2020

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What It Takes To Make Clothes In The USA

Production rapidly shifted away from the U.S. in the 1990s, when about half of the nation’s clothing was domestically manufactured, says Pietra Rivoli, an economist at…

January 17, 2020

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Bellevue-Based T-Mobile Hauled Into Court Over Mega-Merger

"Critics of the pending merger like economist Hal Singer, an anti-trust expert at Georgetown University, argue price hikes are likely coming for low-income consumers like Atkins…

December 4, 2019

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Sanders’s Tax Would Hit Small Investors

The economic case against the tax is persuasive, too. According to a study of Mr. Sanders’s proposed FTT by Georgetown economist James Angel, the tax could reduce retirement…

November 17, 2019

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Why Alabama And Mississippi Have Suddenly Gone In Opposite Directions

Our approach to Labor Department data was similar to that used by economists Bradford Jensen, Dennis Quinn and Stephen Weymouth at Georgetown University to analyze how trade and…

November 9, 2019

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Unemployment Is Climbing In Key Swing States, Including Michigan And Wisconsin

In a 2017 analysis, Georgetown University economists modeled how swing-state county unemployment impacted the presidential vote, and found what Georgetown's Dennis Quinn said in…

November 4, 2019