Fairness and Contestability in the Digital Markets Act

Jacques Crémer (Lead Author), Gregory S. Crawford, David Dinielli, Amelia Fletcher, Paul Heidhues, Monika Schnitzer, Fiona Scott-Morton, Katja Seim

Research output: Working paper


We analyze the use of the concepts of fairness and contestability in the Digital Markets Act (DMA) and propose formal definitions rooted in the economic analysis of digital markets as well as the goals of the proposed law. We discuss the implication of these concepts for innovation in digital markets.
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages35
Publication statusPublished - 27 Oct 2021

Publication series

NameDigital Regulation Project - Policy Discussion Paper
PublisherYale Tobin Center for Economic Policy


  • Competition Policy
  • Regulation
  • Digital Economy

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