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Part 1: Key Concepts
Part 2: Progress
Part 3: Understanding Trade
Part 4: Trust, Agency, and Bystanders
Part 5: Management of a Commercial Society
Part 6: Personal and Business Finance
Part 7: Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Table of Contents
Planet Money: Antitrust 3 Big Tech
This is the third episode in our series on antitrust law in America. Our first episode told the story of Ida Tarbell and how her reporting on John D. Rockefeller and Standard Oil changed antitrust law in the early 1900s. Our second episode followed the turn that took place in the 1970s in response to Robert Bork's Antitrust Paradox.
Planet Money: Antitrust 2 The Paradox
This is the second episode in our series on the history of competition, big business and antitrust law in America.
Planet Money: Antitrust 1 Standard Oil
Today on the show, we're launching a three part series on antitrust law, one of the most important but least-understood bodies of law in the United States.
Single Payer Healthcare: Pluses, Minuses, and What it Means for You
As someone who researches inequities in health care, I’ve diligently followed the debate about healthcare reform.
The Monopoly Markup
Ever wonder why pharmaceuticals are so expensive? In this video, we show how low elasticity of demand results in monopoly markups
The Costs and Benefits of Monopoly
In this video, we explore the costs and benefits of monopolies. We cover how monopolies and patents breed deadweight loss, market inefficiencies, and corruption.
Maximizing Profit Under Monopoly
AIDS has killed more than 36 million people worldwide. There are drugs available to treat AIDS, but the price of one pill is incredibly high in the U.S. — coming in at 25 times higher than its cost. Why is that?
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