Network Effects, Platforms, and the State of Competition in the Digital Economy


Event Details

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  • Venue: George Mason University Antonin Scalia Law School
  • Division: The Attorneys General Education Program

The LEC AGEP program on Network Effects, Platforms, and the State of Competition in the Digital Economy is a six-day educational program that helps state Attorneys General, Solicitors General, and their staff attorneys improve their understanding of the application of economic analysis to issues of law and public policy at the intersection of competition policy and antitrust law, intellectual property, consumer protection, platforms, social media, free speech, and network effects. Through interactive, classroom-style lectures, participants will receive a solid grounding in economic concepts and methods and learn how these tools can be applied in the analysis of some of the most important, pressing, and evolving areas of law and policy in the high tech and interconnected world. The course format includes a mixture of lectures and analysis of related case studies. Ample time will be set aside for participants to interact with and learn from instructors and their fellow participants outside the classroom.