The end of the era of self-regulation for big tech companies is nigh.
It probably won't surprise you that if you ask Alexa to give you the best price on a product, the assistant will usually offer the price that's available on Amazon.
With some big prizes are on offer in the latest competition from the fast food giant, best to see what the numbers say.
In April 2017 the IPSP conducted a survey on how cooperation and competition were perceived and how respondents felt in cooperative versus competitive situations.
Findings from South Africa's Health Market Inquiry makes recommendations to close the information gap between service providers and consumers.
Domination of key South African markets by a few players, as displayed in the healthcare market inquiry, may require authorities to consider breaking up monopolies.
The US tech giants are increasingly in the EU's regulatory crosshairs.
Is the expression 'no good deed goes unpunished' accurate? New research shows we often do, in fact, punish those who do good deeds.
The US and Europe approach tech regulation very differently due to their historical contexts. Where does Australia's fit in?
From the 20th-century process of policy trial and error, the nations that married the strengths of markets and government came out ahead.
A law suit against Apple on antitrust grounds could force the company to open up its App Store. That could mean more exciting apps for consumers, but it could also make the system less secure.
As Facebook grows and grows, it either drowns out or buys up the competition.
Research has shown that the most successful basketball coaches resist pressure to make changes during games. Choosing not to make a move is sometimes also the right call for business leaders.
Competition between neighbours turns up the volume on inequality. Homicide and civil war may be the result.
Unfair competition law offers a more effective, targeted strategy to persuade China to play by the rules.
South Africa needs a robust economic policy agenda to make it more open, productive and inclusive.
Problems at government contractor Capita and the collapse of Carillion are part of the same story of outsourcing gone wrong.
Federal politicians are finally moving against political donations after repeated scandals, but the economics shows lobbying should be ended regardless.
The Supreme Court of Canada's 2015 decision to allow a hazardous waste monopoly in B.C. gave life to long-dormant provisions in the Competition Act that make preventing monopolies more difficult.
Acquiring companies that don't complement the main business went out of fashion more than a decade ago.