Study of Monopoly Power: Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Study of Monopoly Power of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives, Eighty-first Congress, First-[second] Session ...
U.S. Government Printing Office, 1949
Committee Serial No. 14. Reviews effectiveness of antitrust laws, and suggested revisions to the laws from representatives of educational institutions, business and government; pt. 2A-B, Reviews economic concentration and monopolistic practices relation to procurement practices, small businesses, patent right restrictions, Federal transportation rate-making regulations, and special antitrust exemptions. Includes summary and digest of testimony for parts 2-A and 2-B (p. 1-160); pt.4A, Includes digest of testimony (p. 1-65); pt.5, Considers legislation to make fines for certain antitrust violations triple the amount of damages; pt.6A, Reviews newsprint shortages and industry economic concentration. Focuses on Canadian and Newfoundland newsprint export and production practices' impact on domestic industry. Includes digest of testimony (p. 1-85).
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