This conference, sponsored by the FTC Bureau of Economics, looked at antitrust analysis of the grocery industry including both historical analysis and analysis of current methods. The roundtable included both paper presentations and panel sessions. The paper presentations included recent academic work related to competition in the grocery store industry. The panels included discussions from various people including academics, antitrust professionals and industry professionals. Topics included historical review of the Commission's actions in this industry, current economic analysis of grocery and retail competition, and recent work on new methods for analyzing grocery and retail competition.
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