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Daniel Rubinfeld in the news:



‘I was an athlete masquerading as a student’

Daniel Rubinfeld quoted in The Chronicle of Higher Education, June 10, 2014

Mr. Hausfeld showed excerpts of a book by Daniel Rubinfeld, an economics professor at the University of California at Berkeley, describing the association as a “cartel organization” with a “persistently high level of profits” inconsistent with competition. According to one excerpt, Mr. Rubinfeld once wrote that, to reduce the bargaining power of athletes, the NCAA creates and enforces rules regarding eligibility and terms of compensation.


Dan Rubinfeld Criticizes Market Share Threshold in US Merger Guidelines

Global Competition Review, January 15, 2010 by Ron Knox
http://bit.ly/c9Bk5z (requires registration; go to G:\Law School in the News\News Clips for article)

Dan Rubinfeld, senior consultant at Compass Lexecon and professor at the University of California, Berkley, agreed, saying that there is no firm economic foundation for the agencies to use the 35 per cent market share threshold when screening mergers. “I’m hoping that screen will disappear in the revision of the guidelines.” Rubinfeld said.


Daniel Rubinfeld Thinks Apple’s Recruiting Offer Might Raise DOJ Interest

Bloomberg, August 20, 2009 by Connie Guglielmo
http://www.bloomberg.com/apps/news?pid=20601109&sid=ahgf6sIeFZ4c

The Justice Department may investigate the exchange between the companies even though Palm rejected Apple’s proposal, said Daniel Rubinfeld, a former deputy assistant attorney general for antitrust. “If I were at DOJ, I would definitely be interested,” said Rubinfeld, who is now a law professor at the University of California at Berkeley.