Why might a firm charged with violating the Clayton Act, Section 7, try arguing that the p
Why might a firm charged with violating the Clayton Act, Section 7, try arguing that the products sold by the merged firms are in separate markets? Why might a firm charged with violating Section 2 of the Sherman Act try convincing the court that none of its behavior in achieving and maintaining its monopoly was illegal?
8. “The social desirability of any particular firm should be judged not on the basis of its market share but on the basis of its conduct and performance.” Make a counterargument, referring to the monopoly model in your statement.
9. What types of industries, if any, should be subjected to industrial regulation? What specific problems does industrial regulation entail?