FTC Hearing #2: Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law (Audio)

The audio files below are from the second session of the FTC Hearings Initiative held on September 21 at the Constitution Center in Washington, D.C. For full agenda and other details, see the event webpage.

All files are in mp3 format. The easiest way to listen is to use the audio player in the browser of your computer or mobile device. Alternatively, you can download the files, but be aware they may be quite large (between 100 and 200 MB). To download and listen to a file on an iOS device such as an iPhone, you will likely need to download the file to your computer first, then use iTunes to move it to your device.

Session Audio Files

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Welcome and Remarks by FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter

This is an audio recording of FTC Commissioner Rebecca Kelly Slaughter's remarks at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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Closing Remarks by FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen

This is an audio recording of FTC Commissioner Maureen K. Ohlhausen's closing remarks at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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Opening Address by Joseph E. Stiglitz

This is an audio recording of the opening address by Joseph E. Stiglitz at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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Remarks by William E. Kovacic

This is an audio recording of the remarks by William E. Kovacic at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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The State of U.S. Antitrust Law (Session 1)

This is an audio recording of the first panel on The State of U.S. Antitrust Law at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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The State of U.S. Antitrust Law (Session 2)

This is an audio recording of the second panel on The State of U.S. Antitrust Law at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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Monopsony and Buyer Power

This is an audio recording of the panel discussion on Monopsony and Buyer Power at the second Hearing on Competition and Consumer Protection in the 21st Century held at FTC's Constitution Center on September 21, 2018. The theme of the hearing was "Monopsony and the State of U.S. Antitrust Law."

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