A PYMNTS Company

Monopsony Power and COVID-19: Should We Appoint Exempt Monopsonists to Deal With the Crisis?

BY | June 12, 2020

The novel strain of coronavirus COVID-19 has upended countless areas of life, from home economics to the structure of global supply chains. Key supplies have been immediately and unexpectedly in…

The novel strain of coronavirus COVID-19 has upended countless areas of life, from home economics to the structure of global supply chains. Key supplies have been immediately and unexpectedly in high demand worldwide. As many supplies were bid away from hard-hit areas, some U.S. officials and policymakers began calling for a consolidated buyer to countervail the power of overseas manufacturers and direct supplies to the areas within the U.S. that needed them most. This article questions whether

...
THIS ARTICLE IS NOT AVAILABLE FOR IP ADDRESS 34.239.158.223

Please verify email or join us to access premium content!