CRA boosts antitrust & competition economics practice

28 January 2015 Consultancy.uk

Charles River Associates (CRA) has appointed economist Steven Tenn as Vice President in its Antitrust & Competition Economics practice. Tenn joins the firm from Federal Trade Commission, where he worked since 2001. Tenn will be based in CRA’s Washington office.

Steven Tenn brings extensive experience in economics to his new function as Vice President in the Antitrust & Competition Economics practice at CRA, gained during his 13-year career as economist at the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) where he worked prior to joining CRA. During this time, he conducted economic and econometric analyses in merger investigations and other antitrust matters. He has designed and implemented empirical studies to test anticompetitive theories, evaluating efficiency claims, providing litigation support, and formulating settlements. Tenn’s work has been published in academic journals and he received an award for his contributions to the analysis of complex economic issues confronting the FTC.

Tenn holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor degree in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.

Steven Tenn, Charles River Associates

Tenn’s appointment is in line with CRA’s ambition to grow its footprint in the antitrust and competition economics industry. Paul Maleh, Charles River Associates’ President and CEO, explains: “It is a pleasure to welcome Steve Tenn to CRA. Steve’s merger-related expertise is wide-ranging and he has tremendous perspective in terms of governmental analyses. As we seek to bring on leading economists in the field to further expand and grow our antitrust and competition economics offering, Steve is a great addition to the team.”

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