Insights

Should Antitrust Law Be Applied to Labor Markets?

DCI Competition Fellow Liad Wagman analyzes the application of antitrust rules to labor markets, in light of a new Democrat majority running the FTC.

By Liad Wagman

U.S. Hispanic-Owned Small Businesses Are At the Forefront of Economic Recovery From the COVID-19 Pandemic

DCI Retail Fellow Hitha Herzog discusses hosting a panel discussion about small businesses using digital tools, featuring Hispanic SMB owners from across the country.

By Hitha Herzog

Reports of My Death Are Greatly Exaggerated: New Research Shows That Small Businesses Still Thrive With Brick-and-Mortar Sales

While more and more small businesses adopt digital apps, stores, and platforms as selling methods, "old fashioned" brick-and-mortar sales are still alive and well.

By Hitha Herzog

Tech Industry Acquisitions and Competition: Counterpoints to an Incomplete FTC Report and Legislation that Relies on It

New research results call for a reevaluation of policymakers’ assumptions about "big tech" M&A, and suggest that tech acquisitions are actually a symptom of healthy competition.

By Liad Wagman

Introduction To DCI’s “The New State of Data Privacy” Series

The Editor In Chief of DCI introduces a new editorial series, "The New State of Data Privacy," focused on the rapidly-expanding landscape of private companies working on Privacy Tech.

By Mark Drapeau

The Disappearing Space Between Legitimate Competition and Antitrust: The Case of Facebook

Several U.S. state attorneys general have argued that Facebook is guilty of anticompetitive conduct while blurring the lines between legitimate and illegitimate competition.

By Liad Wagman

No There There: Putting Big Tech’s Acquisitions In the Proper Context

The FTC's tunnel-vision focus on the sheer number of tiny acquisitions by "big tech" during the past decade is being used as justification for a complete antitrust system overhaul.

By Liad Wagman