Harms from Concentrated Industries: A Primer

Hearn, Denise

Market concentration within sectors and across global value chains has increased in recent years, leading to vast and growing scholarship on the benefits and harms of concentrated industries. The macroeconomic effects of market concentration, and its effects on stakeholders like workers, consumers, and citizens, will significantly impact the achievement of the sustainable development goals.

"Harms from Concentrated Industries: A Primer" is meant to act as a resource for civil society groups, policy makers, and interested members of the public who would like a basic primer on issues related to market concentration and market power. The document references global and national research across different jurisdictions to demonstrate broad trends. It also lists a number of civil society organizations at the end of the document for readers who wish to find further research and campaign efforts on these issues.


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Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
Columbia Center on Sustainable Investment
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March 5, 2024