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The word monopolies has negative connotations in economic history, but recently monopolies have been praised by people such as Warren Buffett an Peter Thiel. The arguments for and against are not new, but some of the arguments for and against now have better empirical support.

Yes: Monopolies are good for the economy

Monopolies provide capital for R&D and incentives to entrepreneurs.

No: Monopolies are damaging to economies

Monopolies choke economies: competition is central to a healthy economic system

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