Coronavirus: FTC protects consumers from price gouging

FTC: Coronavirus: Scammers follow the headlines.

Scammers are taking advantage of fears surrounding the Coronavirus. They’re setting up websites to sell bogus products, and using fake emails, texts, and social media posts as a ruse to take your money and get your personal information.

Book: “Planned Obsolescence and the Rule of Law”

“This academic resource introduces planned obsolescence as a business strategy based on the design o planning, projection and control of the useful lifetime of numerous products in order to boost demand and stimulate consumption, encouraging individuals to purchase after the loss of functionality of its assets or its expiration. It also examines the most significant…

Antitrust Remedies for Labor Market Power (HLR)

Harvard Law Review DEC 10, 2018 Article by Eric A. Posner, Glen Weyl & Suresh Naidu “Recent research indicates that labor market power has contributed to wage inequality and economic stagnation. Although the antitrust laws prohibit firms from restricting competition in labor markets as in product markets, the government does little to address the labor market problem, and private litigation…