INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRIAL ORGANIZATION CONFERENCE
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The 12th annual International Industrial Organization Conference will take place at the Northwestern Law Searle Center on Law, Regulation and Economic Growth in Chicago Illinois from April 11 to 13, 2014.
The conference will include Dennis Carlton as keynote speaker, panel discussions, and contributed sessions on all topics in industrial organization including antitrust economics and regulation.
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Dennis W. Carlton is the David McDaniel Keller Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago where he teaches in the Business School, Law School and Economics Department. His teaching and research centers on microeconomics, industrial organization, and antitrust. He has published more than 100 articles and two books, including one of the leading textbooks in industrial organization. He is the co-editor of The Journal of Law and Economics and serves on the Editorial Board of Competition Policy International, and on the advisory board of The Journal of Competition Law and Economics.
In addition to his academic credentials, Carlton recently served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. He also served as the sole economist on the recent Antitrust Modernization Commission, a Congressional commission that published its findings in 2007. Carlton is a Senior Managing Director of Compass Lexecon. He has served as an expert in numerous domestic and foreign cases involving issues in antitrust, contract damages, regulation, and intellectual property in industries ranging from telecommunications, energy, airlines, railroads, insurance, computers, credit cards, chemicals, organized exchanges to automobiles. He has also served as a consultant for the Department of Justice and Federal Trade Commission on cases and general antitrust policy, and as an advisor to the Department of Justice and FTC in the revision of the Merger Guidelines. He lectures frequently on antitrust issues.
Carlton is the recipient of a number of awards, including the first annual Robert F Lanzillotti prize for the best paper in antitrust economics awarded at the 2008 IIOC.
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