July 7, 2023

Raphaël De Coninck & Christoph von Muellern: “Big Tech Acquisitions and Innovation Incentives”

In this note, which partly draws on discussions and papers presented at the inaugural DCI conference, we argue that merger policy in the tech sector must be based on solid empirical evidence. We further argue that merger policy should not only consider post-merger effects on innovation, but also its ex-ante impact on pre-merger innovation. While...
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