|Lining up buyers and sellers can start to look a lot like antitrust activity|
|Subject||Prices in two-sided markets may not reflect production costs much at all.|
|Topic||Profit Maximization and the Firm; Product Markets|
|Key Words||regulation, two-sided markets, price, profits|
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Economists and government regulators alike are beginning to look at “two-sided markets:” economists because we don’t understand such markets very well, and regulators because they can begin to look anti-competitive.
|Source||“Matchmakers and trustbusters.” The Economist. 8 December 2005. http://www.economist.com|
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