Nicolas Petit

Nicolas Petit is Professor of Competition Law at the European University Institute (joint appointment with the Department of Law and Robert Schuman Centre for Advanced Studies). He is also invited Professor at the College of Europe in Bruges. More at https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nicolas_Petit_(academic) and on Twitter @CompetitionProf

A Simple Way to Measure Tipping in Digital Markets

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Big Tech Platforms and Schumpeter’s Creative Destruction

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