Elisa Mariscal is a Director with Global Econ. Until recently she was President and Editor-in- Chief of Competition Policy International (CPI), which publishes a bi-annual academic journal, bi-monthly magazine, and its daily newsletter that covers antitrust and competition policy issues around the world.
Prior to this, Dr. Mariscal headed the Unilateral Conduct Investigations General Directorate at the Federal Competition Commission (CFC) of Mexico. In this role, she led one of the largest unilateral conduct investigations for the CFC into exclusive dealings and fidelity rebates programs. She participated in the CFC for more than 7 years holding different positions, including advisor to the Chairman, Deputy General Director of Economic Studies and Deputy General Director of International Affairs. She previously worked in economic consulting in the U.S. looking into antitrust, regulation and intellectual property issues in the U.S., Canada and Latin America.
Dr. Mariscal has authored several studies on behalf of the CFC for the OECD’s Competition Committee and has advised the Regional Center for Competition in Latin America, which groups 14 Latin American antitrust agencies, in reviewing technical guidelines for the analysis of cases, as well as market studies in telecommunications, supermarkets and airports. She previously worked in economic consulting in the U.S. looking into antitrust, regulation and intellectual property issues in payments, airline, and high tech industries, among others.
Since 2006 she has been an adjunct professor of Economics and Law at CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Ecoómicas), teaching courses in microeconomics, competition policy and regulation to both economists and lawyers. Dr. Mariscal received her Ph.D. in economics from the University of California at Los Angeles (UCLA).