Patricia Morita Sakowski

Patricia is the Deputy Superintendent at the Brazilian Administrative Council for Economic Defense (CADE), where she also worked as Deputy Chief Economist. She currently oversees CADE’s review of merger notifications and unilateral conduct/monopolization investigations. In addition, she coordinates the works undertaken by Brazil as co-chair of the Mergers Working Group at the International Competition Network (ICN). She also leads CADE’s Working Group on applying antitrust to the Digital Economy.

Competition in Digital Markets: What Have We Learned So Far?

A new Stigler Center working paper systematically analyzed and summarized 21 reports issued by 17 antitrust authorities and expert panels on the...

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The Road to Hayek: A Comprehensive History of Neoliberalism’s Forefather

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International Policymaking Must Evolve

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Event Notes: Academic Bias Under the Microscope

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Corporations Are Not “We the People”

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