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‘Fuzzy’ missions for regulators won’t make markets work for people, Tirole says

By Natalie McNelis
  • 27 Oct 2022 14:38
  • 27 Oct 2022 14:46
Calls for competition authorities to take on the whole panoply of societal ills should be viewed with caution, a Nobel Prize for Economics winner said today. 

“Not applying effective policies, and in a roundabout way creating fuzzy missions for agencies that so far had performed decently, may not be a good move,” *

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Natalie McNelis

Senior Correspondent


Natalie McNelis covers mergers for MLex in Brussels. Before joining MLex in 2017, she spent 20 years as an international trade and competition lawyer in law firms including Stibbe and WilmerHale. Natalie has a BA in English from Mount Holyoke College, a JD from Harvard Law School and an LLM in EU law from KU Leuven. She is admitted to the bar in New York.

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