Professor Salop teaches courses in Antitrust Law, Economic Reasoning and the Law, and had conducted a Faculty Workshop in Law and Economics. His recent writings include several articles that focus on exclusionary conduct, including articles on the antitrust standard for exclusionary conduct, exclusionary conduct by buyers, and the antitrust standard for refusals to deal and price squeezes.  Professor Salop has other articles on the consumer welfare standard, raising rivals’ cost conduct, the first principles approach to antitrust, and vertical mergers. His research focuses on antitrust law and economics and economic analysis of industrial competition and imperfect information.  Before joining the Law Center faculty in 1981, he served as Associate Director for Special Projects with the Bureau of Economics of the FTC, as an adjunct professor of economics at the University of Pennsylvania, where he received his B.A. in 1968, and as an economist with the Civil Aeronautics Board and Federal Reserve Board.

Scholarship

Forthcoming Works - Journal Articles & Working Papers

Steven C. Salop, A Suggested Revision of the 2020 Vertical Merger Guidelines (May 2, 2021) (working paper).
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Steven C. Salop, Potential Competition and Antitrust Analysis: Monopoly Profits Exceed Duopoly Profits (working paper).
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Erik Hovenkamp & Steven C. Salop, Asymmetric Stakes in Antitrust Litigation (working paper).
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Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Steven C. Salop & Fiona Scott Morton, The 2010 HMGs Ten Years Later: Where Do We Go from Here?, 58 Rev. Indus. Org. 81-101 (2021).
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Steven C. Salop, Dominant Digital Platforms: Is Antitrust Up to the Task?, 130 Yale L.J.F. 563-587 (2020).
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