Symposium - Competition Law in Service of Democracy
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Competition Law in Service of Democracy
Organised by the Centre for Competition Law and Policy, University of Oxford, and The Institute for Consumer Antitrust Studies, Loyola University Chicago, in collaboration with the Journal of Antitrust Enforcement
13h00 Registration and Refreshments
13h30 Welcome and Introduction
Ariel Ezrachi and Spencer Weber Waller
13h40 Spencer Weber Waller - Loyola University Chicago
'Antitrust and the Economic Constitution'
14h00 Laura Phillips-Sawyer - University of Georgia
'Reimagining Market Power: The Contested Parameters of American Democracy, Antitrust Enforcement, and Economic Thought since WWII'
14h20 Daniel A. Crane - University of Michigan
'Antitrust as an Instrument of Democracy'
14h40 Coffee Break
15h00 Kati Cseres - University of Amsterdam
'The “democracy puzzle” of EU competition law'
15h20 Niamh Dunne - London School of Economics and Political Science
'The Promise and Challenge of Competition Law as Democracy'
15h40 Maciej Bernatt - University of Warsaw
'Democracy and Competition Law as the Spheres of Mutual Influence'
16h00 Ice cream break
16h20 Viktoria H.S.E. Robertson - Vienna University of Economics and Business
'Big Tech, democracy and antitrust'
16h40 Ariel Ezrachi - University of Oxford
'Competition, Digitalisation and the Market for Ideas'
17h00 Coffee Break
17h20 Perspectives and Reactions
Discussion led by Tarun Khaitan - University of Oxford
18h20 Concluding remarks