Northwestern Prof. Named Top DOJ Antitrust Economist

Law360, New York (February 19, 2013, 4:25 PM EST) -- The U.S. Department of Justice said Tuesday it had tapped Northwestern University economics professor Aviv Nevo to head the economic analysis unit at the agency's Antitrust Division.

Nevo will replace Fiona Scott-Morton as deputy assistant attorney general for economic analysis, a position that supervises the department teams of economists as they provide advice to the department on competitive impact in both merger and nonmerger investigations.

With a doctorate and a master's degree in economics from Harvard University, Nevo has been a professor of economics at Northwestern...
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