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Academic Journals

Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws, __ BOSTON COLLEGE LAW REVIEW __ (forthcoming 2021).

The Limits of Antitrust in the 21st Century, 68 UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS LAW REVIEW 1097 (2020).

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Understanding How to Regulate: A Response to Professor Heinzerling, 86 UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO LAW REVIEW ONLINE 66 (2018/2019)

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The Case for Doing Nothing About Institutional Investors’ Common Ownership of Small Stakes in Competing Firms with Michael E. Sykuta, 13 VIRGINIA LAW AND BUSINESS REVIEW 213 (2019).

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Foreward: From Gadfly to Nudge: The Genesis of Libertarian Paternalism, 82 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 623 (2017).

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Recognizing the Limits of Antitrust: The Roberts Court Versus the Enforcement Agencies, 11 JOURNAL OF COMPETITION LAW AND ECONOMICS 791 (2015)

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Defining Unreasonably Exclusionary Conduct: The ‘Exclusion of a Competitive Rival’ Approach, 92 NORTH CAROLINA LAW REVIEW 1175 (2014)

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Appropriate Liability Rules for Tying and Bundled Discounting, 72 OHIO STATE LAW JOURNAL 909 (2011)

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The Roberts Court and the Limits of Antitrust, 52 BOSTON COLLEGE LAW REVIEW 1 (2011)

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Dr. Miles is Dead. Now What?: Structuring a Rule of Reason for Minimum Resale Price Maintenance, 50 WILLIAM AND MARY LAW REVIEW 1937 (2009)

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Antitrust (Over-?) Confidence with Joshua D. Wright, 20 LOYOLA CONSUMER LAW REVIEW 219 (2008)

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Weyerhaeuser and the Search for Antitrust’s Holy Grail, 2006-07 CATO SUPREME COURT REVIEW 277 (2007).

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Book Review: Tweaking Antitrust’s Business Model, 85 TEXAS LAW REVIEW 153 (2006)

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Overvalued Equity and the Case for an Asymmetric Insider Trading Regime, 41 WAKE FOREST LAW REVIEW 1045 (2006)

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The ‘Failure to Mitigate’ Defense in Antitrust, 51 no.3 ANTITRUST BULLETIN 569 (2006)

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Should Antitrust Education be Mandatory (for Law School Administrators)? with Royce R. de Barondes, 38 U.C. DAVIS LAW REVIEW 1299 (2005).

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Evaluating Bundled Discounts, 89 MINNESOTA LAW REVIEW 1688 (2005)

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Avoiding Regulatory Mismatch in the Workplace: An Informational Approach to Workplace Safety Regulation, 82 NEBRASKA LAW REVIEW 1006 (2004)

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Two Mistakes Behavioralists Make: A Reply to Professor Feigenson et al. and Professor Slovic, 69 MISSOURI LAW REVIEW 1053 (2004)

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Regulating Workplace Ergonomics, 22 JOURNAL OF LABOR RESEARCH 117 (2001)

The Case Against Private Disparate Impact Suits, 34 GEORGIA LAW REVIEW 1155 (2000)

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Environmental Inequity: Economic Causes, Economic Solutions with Christopher Boerner, 14 YALE JOURNAL ON REGULATION 195 (1997)

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Book Chapters/Collected Works

An Austrian Analysis of Contemporary Business Law, in RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON AUSTRIAN ECONOMICS (eds. Todd J. Zywicki and Peter J. Boettke, Edward Elgar Press 2017).

Antitrust in the Roberts Court, in BUSINESS LAW IN THE ROBERTS COURT (ed. Jonathan Adler, Oxford University Press, 2016).

Decision Theory and the Case for an Optional Disclosure-Based Regime for Regulating Insider Trading, RESEARCH HANDBOOK ON INSIDER TRADING (ed. Stephen M. Bainbridge, Edward Elgar, 2013.)

A Middle-Ground Position in the Insider Trading Debate: Deregulate the Sell Side, in INSIDER TRADING: GLOBAL DEVELOPMENTS AND ANALYSIS, (eds. Paul U. Ali and Greg N. Gregoriou, CRC Press 2008)

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Regulatory Barriers to Consumer Information with Philip G. Peters, in LABELING GENETICALLY MODIFIED FOOD: THE PHILOSOPHICAL AND LEGAL DEBATE, (ed. Paul Weirich, Oxford University Press, 2007)

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Books

How to Regulate: A Guide for Policymakers, (Cambridge University Press, 2017).

Antitrust Law: Interpretation and Implementation with Charles Goetz and Fred McChesney, (5th ed., Foundation Press, 2013)

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Other Publications

Rent-Seeking and Public Choice in Digital Markets, in GLOBAL ANTITRUST INSTITUTE'S REPORT ON THE DIGITAL ECONOMY (November 2020)

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The FTC’s Stacked Deck Under Section 13(b): Does CCC Holdings Herald a Return to the S-C-P Paradigm?, GCP: THE ONLINE MAGAZINE FOR GLOBAL COMPETITION POLICY (Apri 2009)

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Ignoring the Lessons of Von’s Grocery: Some Thoughts on the FTC’s Opposition to the Whole Foods/Wild Oats Merger, eCCP: eSAPIENCE CENTER FOR COMPETITION POLICY (June 2007)

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Observations On The Leegin Argument, eCCP: eSAPIENCE CENTER FOR COMPETITION POLICY (April 2007)

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Against Restaurant Smoking Bans, WASHINGTON POST (October 23, 2006)

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Professional Journals

Calm Down About Common Ownership with Michael E. Sykuta, 41 REGULATION 28 (2018).

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How the Supreme Court Doomed the ACA to Failure, 35 REGULATION 32 (2013)

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Why the New Evidence on Minimum Resale Price Maintenance Does Not Justify a Per Se or “Quick Look” Approach, Nov 2013 (1) CPI ANTITRUST CHRONICLE (2013)

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A Middle Ground on Insider Trading, 32:4 REGULATION 44 (2009/2010)

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A Decision-Theoretic Rule of Reason for Minimum Resale Price Maintenance, 55 ANTITRUST BULLETIN 167 (2010)

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Review of The Law Market, by Erin A. O’Hara & Larry E. Ribstein, 10 no.2 ENGAGE: THE JOURNAL OF THE FEDERALIST SOCIETY'S PRACTICE GROUPS 132 (2009)

Four Lessons from the Whole Foods Case, 31 no.1 REGULATION 22 (Spring 2008)

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The Case Against Smoking Bans, 13 MISSOURI ENVIRONMENTAL LAW AND POLICY REVIEW 94 (2006)

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Avoiding Regulatory Mismatch in the Workplace: An Informational Approach to Workplace Safety Regulation, 26 WORKERS' COMPENSATION LAW REVIEW 683 (2004).

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Weblogs

Truth On The Market with Josh Wright, Keith Sharfman and Geoffrey Manne, at http://www.truthonthemarket.com

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Working Papers

The Case Against Legislative Reform of U.S. Antitrust Doctrine, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2020-13 (2020).

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Mere Common Ownership and the Antitrust Laws, University of Missouri School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper no.2020-09

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Antitrust Analysis of Bundled Discounts, U of Missouri-Columbia School of Law Legal Studies Research Paper No. 2006-39 (2006)

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