Diana L. Moss

Diana Moss is Vice President and Director of Competition Policy at the Progressive Policy Institute. She is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of Colorado at Boulder, Department of Economics. 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.

Federal Legislation, Not the NCAA Antitrust Settlements, Should Drive a New Model of College Sports

Diana Moss and Jason Gold write that the major private antitrust lawsuit involving how the National Collegiate Athletic Association governs compensation for college student athletes overreaches by remaking the model of college sports in the United States. Instead, the paradigm shift in college athletics should be deliberated and decided through the legislative process.

The Case For Why the Department of Justice Should Break Up Live Nation-Ticketmaster

The Department of Justice is rumored to be planning to sue Live Nation-Ticketmaster for monopolizing markets for live events. Diana L. Moss explores what potential remedies the government might pursue to address competitive harms in markets such as ticketing for concert venues and sports arenas, and ticket resale, including the viability of breaking up the company.

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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