Unregulated capitalism has always tended to monopoly. But Big Tech represents a challenge antitrust tools can’t tame.
Cecilia Rikap is a lecturer in international political economy at the City University of London and a tenured researcher at CONICET, Argentina’s national research council. Among other academic roles, she is co-director of the Centro de Estudios Económicos del Desarrollo of the Universidad Nacional de San Martín in Argentina. She is author of Capitalism, Power and Innovation: Intellectual Monopoly Capitalism Uncovered (Routledge, 2020).