FTC Taps Carnegie Mellon Prof For Top Economist

Law360, New York (September 9, 2013, 4:30 PM EDT) -- Federal Trade Commission Chairwoman Edith Ramirez on Monday tapped Martin Gaynor, a Carnegie Mellon University professor specializing in competition and health care, to run the agency's Bureau of Economics.

Gaynor is a professor of economics and public policy at Carnegie Mellon's Heinz College, where he holds a chair in health systems management.

He is slated to take over as director of the Bureau of Economics starting Oct. 1, replacing acting director Pauline Ippolito, a long-time FTC staffer who herself stepped in for former director Howard Shelanski...
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