·January 28, 2019
In recent years, a number of analysts have increasingly railed against large firms, particularly modern technological giants such as Amazon, Google, and Facebook — calling for such firms to be regulated like public utilities or perhaps broken up as was famously done with Standard Oil over a century ago
·July 17, 2018
Barely a month since U.S. District Court Judge Richard Leon ruled
against the efforts of the Justice Department (DOJ) to block AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner, DOJ filed
to appeal his decision. The fate of the appeal is uncertain
and AT&T completed its acquisition
of Time Warner within days ...
·April 22, 2018
University of Pennsylvania
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Wages for the typical American worker have been stagnant since the late 1970s, growing only 0.2 percent per year on average
when adjusting for inflation. Increasing competition with low-wage workers abroad, automation, the decreasing power of unions, and ...
·November 21, 2017
Among the arguments being laid out by the U.S. Department of Justice in its opposition to AT&T’s acquisition of Time Warner is the notion that the mega deal would stifle innovation from online streaming firms
. The showdown over the proposed mega merger highlights an issue of rising importance for ...