Marc Jarsulic

Marc Jarsulic is a senior fellow and chief economist at the Center for American Progress. He has worked on economic policy matters as deputy staff director and chief economist at the Joint Economic Committee, as chief economist at the Senate Banking Committee, and as chief economist at Better Markets. He has practiced antitrust and securities law at the Federal Trade Commission, the Securities and Exchange Commission, and in private practice. Before coming to Washington, he was a professor of economics at the University of Notre Dame.

What Equity Markets Say About the State of Competition in the US Economy

A look at stock market valuations shows that barriers to entry are protecting the economic rents being earned by many corporations. There are likely...

Evidence-Based Policy in Antitrust: The Need for Ongoing Merger Retrospectives

The time has come to update our antitrust enforcement infrastructure. There is a renewed focus on the effectiveness of antitrust policy, specifically merger review. Growing...

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Private Labels in Online Marketplaces

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