Diana L. Moss

Diana Moss is Vice President and Director of Competition Policy at the Progressive Policy Institute. From 2015-2023, Dr. Moss was President of the American Antitrust Institute. An economist, her work spans the economic, policy, and legal analysis of antitrust enforcement and sector regulation, with industry expertise in digital technology, energy, agriculture, airlines, telecommunications, media, and healthcare. Before AAI, Dr. Moss served at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission where she coordinated the agency’s merger analysis and worked on landmark rule makings. She has also consulted in private practice in the areas of regulation and antitrust.

Fans Last? How the Fans First Act Hands Live Nation-Ticketmaster More Market Power

The Senate has introduced two bills to address ticketing transparency and competition in the live events industry. While the bills followed on the heels of Live Nation-Ticketmaster’s mishandling of the Taylor Swift Eras Tour, the problems go back much further. Diana Moss argues that the most recent bill, the Fans First Act, while well-intentioned, risks undermining competition by hamstringing the resale market, which will only strengthen Ticketmaster’s monopoly.

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