Domestic Public Policy

The Rise of Mega-Firms: Facts, Explanations, and Policies

Grant Year: 2022


John Van Reenen and Chad Syverson will lead an effort to examine how the trend toward larger firms and higher levels of market concentration is affecting the growth rate of the U.S. economy. They will commission research from leading economists to explore the causes of, consequences of, and potential remedies for increased firm size and market concentration. The project’s findings will appear in a series of papers.

National Bureau of Economic Research Domestic Public Policy

$120,000