Read the article you find there entitled "Antitrust Policy." Antitrust policy is defined in the article as governmental "attempts to make companies act in a competitive manner by breaking up companies that are monopolies, prohibiting mergers that would increase market power, and finding and fining companies that collude to establish higher prices."
In the discussion thread, answer at least two of the following questions in your own words:
1.) Provide the general interventions employed by government to reduce monopoly and general interventions employed to protect monopoly.
2.) Provide specific examples of both types of interventions.
3.) Describe the economic case made in the favor 'for' anti-trust policy.
4.) Is it possible that antitrust laws can be used to attack behavior that is economically efficient and socially desirable? – Explain.
5.) Are the antitrust laws in the United States stricter and more comprehensive compared to those of other industrialized nations? – Explain.
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