Rising Market Power—A Threat to the Recovery?

2021-05-13T12:50:14-04:00March 15, 2021|

By Kristalina Georgieva, Federico J. Díez, Romain Duval, and Daniel Schwarz

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The crisis has hit small and medium enterprises especially hard, causing massive job losses and other economic scars. Among these—less noticeable, but also serious—is rising market power among dominant firms as they emerge even stronger while smaller rivals fall away. […]

Chart of the Week: The Rise of Corporate Giants

2019-03-14T10:45:05-04:00June 6, 2018|

By Federico J. Díez and Daniel Leigh

June 6, 2018

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The market power of “superstar” companies in advanced economies is growing (photo: iStock by Getty Images)

The growing economic wealth and power of big companies—from airlines to pharmaceuticals to high-tech companies—has raised concerns about too much concentration and market power in the hands of too few. […]

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