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
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 Filippo Lancieri - ETH Zurich
'The Political Economy of the Decline in Democracy and Antitrust'
15h00 Coffee Break
15h20 Kati Cseres - University of Amsterdam
'The “democracy puzzle” of EU competition law'
15h40 Maciej Bernatt - University of Warsaw
'Democracy and Competition Law as the Spheres of Mutual Influence'
16h00 Yossi Spiegel - Tel Aviv University
'Economic insights on Competition and Democracy'
16h20 William E. Kovacic - George Washington University
'Competition Policy, Democracy and the Military Industrial Complex'
16h40 Coffee Break
17h00 Viktoria H.S.E. Robertson - Vienna University of Economics and Business
'Big Tech, democracy and antitrust'
17h20 Ariel Ezrachi - University of Oxford
'Competition, Digitalisation and the Market for Ideas'
17h40 Perspectives and Reactions
Discussion led by Tarun Khaitan - LSE Law School
18h40 Concluding remarks