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Mark Jamison

Biden administration rigorously examines M&A for oligopoly of large companies

President Biden recently signed an executive order calling on relevant ministries to develop policies to encourage competition. Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison shares his expertise on amending the Antimonopoly Act in Congress in this story

Mark Jamison

ANALYSIS: What Is The GOP Antitrust Revival, And Why Are Conservatives Conflicted?

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison explains antitrust and why it’s become a hot topic in today’s world.  Read more in this story from The Daily Caller. 

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5 questions for Mark Jamison on Big Tech and antitrust

America’s biggest tech companies have revolutionized work, entertainment and just about every aspect of life. But some in Washington are raising concerns about Big Tech, hoping to make the tech sector more competitive using antitrust. Public Utility Research Center Director

Ted Kury

America’s Electrical Grids Are Under Threat. For Fixes, Look to Florida.

Director of Energy Studies Ted Kury shares that, while there is no perfect solution, there are cost-effective steps we should be taking right now to harden our electrical grids, and Florida’s solutions related to hurricanes are examples of how to do

Mark Jamison

Is Big Tech anticompetitive?

America’s biggest tech companies have revolutionized work, entertainment, and just about every aspect of life. But some in Washington are raising concerns about Big Tech, hoping to make the tech sector more competitive using antitrust action. Companies like Google, Amazon,

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The gas tax’s tortured history shows how hard it is to fund new infrastructure

As the Biden administration and Republicans negotiate a possible infrastructure spending package, how to pay for it has been a key sticking point. President Joe Biden and Democrats in Congress want to raise taxes on the rich, while some Republicans

Mark Jamison

Senate confirms Lina Khan to head FTC

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison comments on the confirmation of Lina Khan as leader of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC).  See what he had to say in this story from Nikkei, the world’s largest financial

Mark Jamison

Google Should Be Treated as Utility, Ohio Argues in New Lawsuit

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison comments on Google’s latest legal battle – whether it should be treated like a public utility.  Google’s critics have said for years that it should be treated as such, and

Mark Jamison

What lies ahead for Section 230?

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison hosts this panel discussion on Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act, which was designed to promote a competitive online ecosystem that maximizes user control while guarding against illegal activities. The

Mark Jamison

Dynamic Antitrust Discussion Series: “House Report on Big Tech”

Public Utility Research Center Director and Gunter Professor Mark Jamison discussed the House Report on Competition in the Digital Markets with Federal Trade Commissioner Christine Wilson (BA ’91) and Aurelien Portuese, director of antitrust and innovation policy at the Information Technology