Role of Economic Evidence and the Consumer Welfare Standard in the Digital Age Discussed in Article by Analysis Group Experts
April 6, 2021
In “Economic Evidence and Modern Antitrust,” published in CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Managing Principal Rebecca Kirk Fair, Vice President Emily Cotton, and Manager Philipp Tillmann examine the question of how to make the best use of economic evidence for assessments of antitrust matters in the digital age. They provide examples from legislative, agency investigations and merger reviews, and court activity to underscore the continuing importance of economic evidence and the relevance of the consumer welfare standard. They also discuss the appropriate application of specific economic tools and analytics to address antitrust issues.