Consumer Overdose and why consumer protection is good for competition

Fletcher, Amelia (2022) Consumer Overdose and why consumer protection is good for competition. Concurrences, 2022 (1-2022). pp. 20-24. ISSN 1773-9578

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In Competition Overdose, authors Ariel Ezrachi and Maurice Stucke identify some important and compelling situations in which the free market is not delivering good outcomes, and how this might be addressed. In this short article, I focus on one particular aspect of this wider regulatory environment, consumer protection. Competition Overdose spotlights the importance of consumer protection for ensuring that competition delivers good outcomes, and I discuss and confirm this. However, I also make an additional and important point, not covered in the book: consumer protection is good for competition itself.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: competition policy,consumer policy
Faculty \ School: Faculty of Social Sciences > Norwich Business School
Depositing User: LivePure Connector
Date Deposited: 25 Apr 2022 10:30
Last Modified: 16 Oct 2022 03:36

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