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Antitrust Chronicle® – Predatory Pricing

BY | January 5, 2022

Dear Readers, Price competition has famously been described as the “central nervous system of the economy.” The underlying aim of antitrust and competition rules is to incentivize firms to maximize…

Dear Readers,

Price competition has famously been described as the “central nervous system of the economy.” The underlying aim of antitrust and competition rules is to incentivize firms to maximize output and set prices as close as possible to their marginal cost of production. This goal applies with equal (if not greater) force to dominant firms.

Nonetheless, one of the canonical abuses of dominance or acts of illegal monopolization under antitrust rules has been so-called “predatory pric

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