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Factsheet: The FTC is Holding Corporate Actors Accountable, Protecting Small Businesses, Workers, and Consumers

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

July 13, 2022 (Updated May 2024) — While navigating a leadership transition during a pandemic, an historic merger wave, and unprecedented economic dominance driven by rampant concentration, Chair Khan is steering the FTC to protect working families and honest businesses with stronger law enforcement.

Comment to the FTC and HHS on the Role of GPOs and Drug Wholesalers in America’s Drug Shortage Crisis

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementHealthcare

April 30, 2024 — Economic Liberties submitted the attached comment in response to the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Health and Human Services’ joint request for information regarding the role of group purchasing organizations (GPOs) and drug wholesalers in America’s ongoing drug shortage crisis. The comment explains how GPOs contribute to shortages by pushing the price of generic drugs lower, imposing restricting and inflexible contract terms on medical providers, and undermine competition in pharmaceutical markets.

Medicare Advantage and Vertical Consolidation in Health Care

Healthcare

April 28, 2024 — This paper details the causes and costs of the new frontier of vertical healthcare consolidation and offers a
set of solutions to address it.

Morgan’s Monopoly Digest – April 2024

Anti-Monopoly Policies & EnforcementCompetition Policy Digest

April, 2024 — December version of Economic Liberties' monthly newsletter that covers the latest with the federal antitrust agencies — the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice's Antitrust Division — and other big developments in competition policy.

Myth vs. Fact: The Kroger-Albertsons Merger

Anti-Monopoly Policies & Enforcement

March 29, 2024 — This fact sheet covers key economic research and investigative fact-finding relevant to the Kroger-Albertsons merger, dispelling common myths about the deal's impact on competition, food prices and access, and labor.

Capital One-Discover: A Competition Policy and Regulatory Deep Dive

Finance

March 20, 2024 — This transaction analysis looks into the market dynamics at play in the Capital One-Discover merger and examines how the proposed acquisition may fare under review from antitrust enforcement and bank regulatory agencies.