Regulation is justified when it serves the public interest, but it is frequently motivated by the economic self-interest of powerful groups. Economists call this the . . .
How the Future of Derivatives Markets Can Benefit Farmers
Introduction The International Center for Law & Economics (ICLE) is grateful for the opportunity to submit these comments in support of FTX’s application to amend . . .
A review of the literature demonstrates that interchange-fee caps do more harm than good, especially for lower-income consumers.
Law and technology overlap in many ways, but scholars and regulators tend to focus on incompatibilities between the two. I propose that they also explore synergies between . . .
ICLE President Geoffrey Manne moderated a Nov. 17 chat with Thibault Schrepel, author of Blockchain + Antitrust: The Decentralization Formula, and Neil Chilson, author of . . .
In the episode Blockchain antitrust old wine, new bottles? ICLE Academic Affiliate Thibault Schrepel and Caron Beaton-Wells discuss anti-competition practices (collusions & abuses of dominance). . . .
ICLE Affiliate Thibault Schrepel Discusses Blockchain, Free Markets, and Antitrust Laws on Competition Lore Podcast
A tripartite conversation between Glen Weyl, Caron Beaton-Wells, and ICLE affiliate Thibault Schrepel about blockchain, but also free markets, state power and the (absence of) . . .
Blockchain technology and smart contracts hold some promise for reinvigorating competition, providing more efficient and secure ways of doing business on the internet, while at . . .
Blockchain is not just bitcoin. It’s a general purpose technology that some say has the potential to revolutionise swathes of the economy, creating a new, . . .