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Critique #1: Lack of inflation

Therefore, using only consumer price inflation to conclude that market power is not on the increase is short-sighted.

Critique #2: Dominant firms tend to be the most innovative and dynamic

One cannot assess the overall economy’s dynamism using just a handful of firms, as the effects of market dominance are felt more broadly.

Critique #3: Changing demographics

Changing demographics may well determine how we adjust our legal and regulatory regime to ensure that the economy remains as competitive as possible.
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