Charles River Associates Grows Antitrust Team

Charles River Associates announced Joshua Gans has joined CRA as a Senior Consultant in the Company’s Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice in its Toronto office.

Joshua Gans is a professor of strategic management and holder of the Jeffrey S. Skoll Chair of Technical Innovation and Entrepreneurship at the Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, with a cross-appointment in the Department of Economics. Professor Gans is also Chief Economist of the University of Toronto’s Creative Destruction Lab. Prior to 2011, he was the foundation Professor of Management (Information Economics) at the Melbourne Business School, University of Melbourne.

Professor Gans specializes in innovation competition, intellectual property, licensing, utility regulation, vertical mergers, digital economics and recently in the economics of artificial intelligence and cryptocurrency. Professor Gans is a prolific author with an extensive publication record on the most topical technology and competition issues being currently debated in policy circles. He has testified in a wide range of regulatory and litigation matters before numerous bodies worldwide, including in Australia, Canada, Europe, and the United States.

“We’re pleased to welcome Professor Gans to the CRA team,” said CRA’s President and Chief Executive Officer Paul Maleh. “He will contribute greatly to the economic knowledge and jurisdiction-specific expertise of our Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice, which supports clients around the world.”

“Professor Gans is a brilliant economist and eloquent communicator, making him a highly sought-after testifying expert,” said CRA’s Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice Leader Margaret Sanderson. “His range of expertise is tremendous and highly relevant to today’s digital debates. I am thrilled to have Joshua choose CRA as his home for consulting staff support.”

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