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Regulation and Competition

Determining the appropriate amount and design of government regulation requires understanding the trade-offs between consumer protections and business innovation and productivity.  Often, the ideal level of regulation in an industry is determined by competition and market structure. SIEPR scholars produce the knowledge and analysis that informs regulations on various industries and their impact as well as how markets can best be designed to generate benefits for both consumers and producers.

Keywords: industrial organization, market design, regulation, antitrust, mergers, competition policy

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