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CCC’s: A New Article on Algorithmic Collusion (Guest Post by Ai Deng PhD.)

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Below is a post by valued guest contributor, Ai Deng, PhD. of Bates White Economic Consulting.


In a new article I published in Law360 last week, I discussed the following four reasons why the scope of colluding algorithms, even if they are technologically possible, could be limited:

  • Algorithmic asymmetry
  • Robust compliance
  • Observable collusive outcomes
  • Risk of class actions

The paper is titled “Four Reasons We May Not See Colluding Robots Anytime Soon” and is available here. If you do not have a subscription to Law360 but would like to have a copy, please feel free to email me at

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