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, An Enquiry Meet for the Case: Decision Theory, Presumptions, and Evidentiary Burdens in Formulating Antitrust Legal Standards (working paper). [Gtown Law] [SSRN]

Book Chapters and Collected Works

Steven C. Salop, Serge Moresi & John R. Woodbury, Market Definition and Multi-Product Firms in Merger Analysis, in Antitrust Economics for Lawyers §§ 1.01-1.05, at 1-22 (New York: Matthew Bender 2017 ed.). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [L] [SSRN]

Contributions to Law Reviews and Other Scholarly Journals

Steven C. Salop, Invigorating Vertical Merger Enforcement, 127 Yale L.J. 1962-1994 (2018). [WWW] [Gtown Law] [L] [SSRN]
Steven C. Salop, The Raising Rivals’ Cost Foreclosure Paradigm, Conditional Pricing Practices, and the Flawed Incremental Price-Cost Test, 81 Antitrust L.J. 371-421 (2017). [Gtown Law] [HEIN] [SSRN]

Selected Contributions to Other Publications

Steven C. Salop & Carl Shapiro, Whither Antitrust Enforcement in the Trump Administration?, Antitrust Source, Feb. 2017, at 1-20. [WWW] [Gtown Law] [SSRN]