AAI’s path-breaking work in collusion highlights not only adverse effects on prices, but on slowing innovation and eliminating consumer choice.

As businesses and technology have become more sophisticated, explicit and tacit collusion takes many forms in addition to just higher prices. Collusion on capacity, market rules, and to allocate markets fall well within the purview of illegal antitrust conspiracies. AAI’s research, education, and advocacy highlight the many ways that collusion can harm competition and consumers and AAI routinely encourages enforcers and competition regulators to aggressively pursue collusive behavior.