Will simplistic views of competition harm consumers in 2019?

An alarming number of economists and pundits have been finding pervasive monopoly power where non exists. It would benefit consumers if lawmakers avoid these static, tautological views of competition and instead study actual competition and whether it is being constrained.

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Would new privacy laws help consumers?

While markets force companies to compensate consumers for access to their personal information, a federal privacy law would impose costs on consumers regardless of their level of comfort with sharing their data.

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