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Toward a Robust Competition Policy Report
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Toward a Robust Competition Policy

Entry barriers in many sectors—especially in communications services, health care, and information technology—have created an environment in which firms can earn profits well above competitive levels.

Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Andrew Schwartz

Fact Sheet: Toward a Robust Competition Policy Fact Sheet
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Fact Sheet: Toward a Robust Competition Policy

The rise of firms earning monopolistic returns calls for new policy measures to reduce barriers to entry and increase competition.

Marc Jarsulic, Ethan Gurwitz, Andrew Schwartz

Provider Consolidation Drives Up Health Care Costs Report

Provider Consolidation Drives Up Health Care Costs

Americans would benefit from stronger antitrust enforcement, more competition, and fairer prices in the markets for hospital and physician services.

Emily Gee, Ethan Gurwitz

Big Business’s Bonanza Week in the Supreme Court Article
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Big Business’s Bonanza Week in the Supreme Court

The new 5-4 conservative majority is likely to rule against the legal rights of workers and consumers.

Devon Schmidt, Jake Faleschini

Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule Report
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Hollowing Out the Volcker Rule

Regulators’ proposal to weaken the Volcker Rule would expand loopholes, narrow definitions, give banks leeway to govern themselves, and introduce more risk into the banking sector.

Gregg Gelzinis

Corporate Long-Termism, Transparency, and the Public Interest Report
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Corporate Long-Termism, Transparency, and the Public Interest

Boosting SEC-regulated transparency on environmental, social, and governance matters can help align the interests of investors, management, and the public towards shared long-term success.

Andy Green, Andrew Schwartz

Indexing Capital Gains to Inflation Will Only Further Rig the Economy Against Workers Article
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Indexing Capital Gains to Inflation Will Only Further Rig the Economy Against Workers

The Trump administration’s plan to allow capital holders to index their assets to inflation is the latest attempt to benefit the wealthy as it takes steps to cut workers’ pay and retirement savings.

Andrew Schwartz, Galen Hendricks

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