Mr. Ben Stearns is an associate principal in the Antitrust & Competition Practice of CRA. His specialties include industrial organization and applied econometrics. Since joining CRA in 2011, he has conducted analysis for matters involving price-fixing, false claims, and mergers. His work covers a wide range of industries including, hospitals, pharmaceuticals, pulp and paper, rental cars, and building supplies. Prior to joining CRA, Mr. Stearns was a graduate student instructor at the University of Michigan where he taught various levels of economic courses including Microeconomics, Government Regulation of Industry, and Classical Theories of Political Economy.