Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project: Proposed New Horizontal Merger Guidelines #548050-00017

Submission Number:
548050-00017
Commenter:
Steven Salop
Organization:
Georgetown University Law Center
State:
DC
Initiative Name:
Horizontal Merger Guidelines Review Project: Proposed New Horizontal Merger Guidelines

In response to the Agencies’ request for Public Comments, I have attached a Comment on the issue of the role of price-cost margins in the new Horizontal Merger Guidelines. This Comment represents the views of a number of economists Michael Baye (Indiana) Aaron S. Edlin (Berkeley) Richard J. Gilbert (Berkeley) Jerry A. Hausman (MIT) Daniel L. Rubinfeld (Berkeley) Steven C. Salop (Georgetown) Richard L. Schmalensee (MIT) Lawrence White (NYU) Joshua D. Wright (George Mason)