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Professor John Yun joins the ABA’s Our Curious Amalgam Podcast to discuss “Is It Really Free? The Economics of Digital Platforms

#63 Is It Really Free? The Economics of Digital Platforms

Prof. John Yun, Director of Economic Education at the Global Antitrust Institute (GAI) at George Mason University, joins John Roberti and Anora Wang, for a discussion on concepts including “disutility,” “diversion ratio,” “attention market,” and “contestable market,” all put in layman’s terms. Listen to this podcast to learn more about the price of something in our daily lives that appears to be free.


GAI Announces the Report on the Digital Economy


GAI Launches the Online Lecture Series


GAI Economics Institute for Competition Enforcement Officials: Buenos Aires

Date: TBD (Check back for updates!)

The Economics Institute for Competition Enforcement Officials is a week-long seminar designed to build an understanding of the economic foundations of antitrust and competition law, and to illustrate how economic analysis is applied to current and emerging antitrust issues. The program is designed for international regulatory or competition enforcers who regularly deal with antitrust and competition issues and presumes no prior economics background.

For event details, please contact:
Judy U. Jin
Operations and Events Manager
703-993-8306
jjin12@gmu.edu


GAI Economics Institute for Federal Judges: Napa, CA

Date: October 18-23, 2020

The Economics Institute is designed to build an understanding of the economic foundations of antitrust and competition law, and to illustrate how economic analysis is applied to current and emerging antitrust issues.  There is no requirement  of prior economics or antitrust knowledge.

Our Antitrust Economics Institute for Judges provides an in-depth study of current and developing antitrust issues. We aim to introduce and develop the analytical toolkit required to analyze a variety of conduct under the antitrust laws; including: horizontal and vertical mergers; market power; collusion; monopolization; issues specific to the digital economy including network effects and multi-sided platforms; intellectual property and antitrust; and evaluating economic and quantitative evidence.

For Event Details, Please Contact:
Judy U. Jin
Operations and Events Manager
703-993-8306
jjin12@gmu.edu


GAI Economics Institute for Competition Enforcement Officials: Singapore

Date: December, 2020

The Economics Institute for Competition Enforcement Officials is a week-long seminar designed to build an understanding of the economic foundations of antitrust and competition law, and to illustrate how economic analysis is applied to current and emerging antitrust issues. The program is designed for international regulatory or competition enforcers who regularly deal with antitrust and competition issues and presumes no prior economics background.

For event details, please contact:
Judy U. Jin
Operations and Events Manager
703-993-8306
jjin12@gmu.edu


Distinguished Guest Scholar:Dr. Giovanna Massarotto

The GAI hosted Distinguished Guest Scholar, Dr. Giovanna Massarotto, Adjunct Professor at the University of Iowa and research associate of the UCL Centre for Blockchain Technologies (UCL CBT), from February 20-27, 2020.  She gave a lecture on “Grasping the Meaning of Big-Tech Antitrust Consent” on Wednesday, February 26, 2020.  The event was open to the entire Scalia Law Community.


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