By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

Economist Dr. David S. Evans and Chairman of Global Economics Group has authored sixteen essays covering five broad categories of two-sided markets: 1. Economics of multi-sided platform businesses, generally. 2. Fundamental adjustments to anti-trust policies that must be made in response to multi-sided markets. 3. Web-based platforms. 4. Payment cards. 5. Software platforms. In these […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group, summarizes the consensus in litigation that is emerging on class certification and describes the sorts of analyses that will prove critical in seeking or opposing the certification of a particular class. Through detailed economic analysis in The New Consensus on Class Certification: What it Means for the […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group, provides a prominent new article on the economics expanding online advertising industry. In The Online Advertising Industry: Economics, Evolution, and Privacy, (Forthcoming: Journal of Economic Perspectives) Dr. Evans supplies an overview of the economics of online advertising, explaining the different types of online advertising, how they are […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group, notes that the standard one-sided approaches to market definition will tend to exclude the other side of the platform, and consequently define markets too broadly or too narrowly depending on the technique used. In response to this shortcoming, in Dr. Evans defines what a two-sided market is, […]

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By Global Economics Group on March 17, 2011

In What You Need to Know About Twombly: The Use and Misuse of Economic and Statistical Evidence in Pleadings, (Global Competition Policy, 2009), Dr. David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group dissects the economic and statistical evidence that is needed for defendants to show that a complaint does not present a plausible claim. In […]

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By Howard H. Chang on March 17, 2011

Howard H. Chang, Principal at Global Economics Group, Marina Danilevsky, Dr. David S. Evans, Chairman of Global Economics Group, and Daniel D. Garcia-Swartz, provide an example of how institutions develop to solve complex coordination problems among businesses in the late 19th Century United States. In The Economics Of Market Coordination For The Check-Clearing System In […]

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