Resourcing a New Paradigm: The Future of Antimonopoly Research

Jul 19, 2022

Location:

Zoom

Time of Event:

Tuesday

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

A NEW ECONOMIC PARADIGM?:
LEADING SCHOLARS AND OFFICIALS DISCUSS FLOURISHING
ANTIMONOPOLY RESEARCH AND POLICY OPPORTUNITIES

The academics reshaping the antimonopoly field discuss where it’s headed

On Tuesday, July 19, Economic Security Project and the Law and Political Economy Project will bring together leading scholars, advocacy groups, and government officials in a virtual discussion: Resourcing a New Paradigm: The Future of Antimonopoly Research

In a moment of economic uncertainty, creative and innovative insights on how we can build a more equitable, democratic, and resilient economy is sorely needed. In this conversation, the voices shaping the antimonopoly field will take a step back and look at what is structuring our economy — who it works for, who it’s stacked against, and who writes the rules.

What:
A panel discussion, followed by an open Q&A, covering the emerging themes in antimonopoly scholarship — where the field continues to grow and how this research can have a significant impact on the lived experiences of everyday people.

When:
Tuesday, July 19, 2022 at 3:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. ET

Speakers:

Lina Khan, Federal Trade Commission Chair

Rebecca Kelly Slaughter,
Federal Trade Commission Commissioner

Elettra Bietti,
NYU School of Law and the Digital Life Initiative at Cornell Tech in New York Joint Postdoctoral Fellow

Brian Callaci,
Open Markets Institute Chief Economist

Seeta Peña Gangadharan,
London School of Economics and Political Science Associate Professor in the Department of Media and Communications

Lenore Palladino,
University of Massachusetts Amherst Assistant Professor of Economics and Public Policy

Becky Chao, Economic Security Project,
Director of Antimonopoly

Moderated by Sandeep Vaheesan,
Open Markets Institute Legal Director

There will be an open Q&A session where press and interested parties can ask questions. If you want to ensure your questions get prioritized, please submit them ahead of time to: [email protected].