Is Somebody “Crying Wolf”?: An Assessment of Whether Antitrust Impedes Export Trade

Ongman, John Will | January 1, 1979

The impact of the United States antitrust laws on American exports has in recent years become a controversial issue, especially in view of the increasing U.S, trade deficit. In this article, Mr. Ongman employs economic analysis to determine the desirability of a protectionistic Sherman Act. He concludes that such a policy, resulting in foreign retaliation and spillover into the domestic market, would be unwise.