Keith Hylton at FTC Hearing #2: Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law
The Federal Trade Commission held the second session of its Hearings on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century with a daylong event on September 21 at the FTC’s Constitution Center facilities in Washington, D.C.
Nobel laureate Joseph Stiglitz delivered an opening address on the state of competition in the United States; former FTC Chairman William Kovacic delivered remarks on the evolution of U.S. antitrust law. The morning session featured two moderated panel discussions on the state of U.S. antitrust law. The afternoon session featured a moderated panel discussion on monopsony power. Commissioner Maureen Ohlhausen offered closing remarks.