Jéssica Dutra Joins as Panelist for Machine Learning and Antitrust Webinar
Machine learning and artificial intelligence has rapidly progressed in the last decade and permeated antitrust in thought provoking ways. In March, Associate Director Dr. Jéssica Dutra served as a panelist for an American Bar Association (ABA) webinar titled “Machine Learning and Antitrust.” This fundamentals program provided a brief introduction on algorithmic collusion, algorithm in mergers, blockchain/smart contracts and computational antitrust.
Keith Waehrer Joins Panel for the CRESSE 16th International Conference on Competition and Regulation
Managing Director Dr. Keith Waehrer joined fellow academic economists, legal experts, policy makers and practitioners as a panelist in the CRESSE—Competition and Regulation European Summer School and Conference 2022 Special Policy Session 3, “Legal Standards: should enforcement in the high-tech digital markets become more presumption (than effects) based?” The CRESSE 16th International Conference on Competition and Regulation focused on the theme “Advances in the Analysis of Competition Policy and Regulation.”
Panos Dimitrellos Joins Secretariat Economists’ DC Office
Dr. Panos Dimitrellos recently joined Secretariat Economists’ Washington, DC office as an Associate Director. Dr. Dimitrellos specializes in issues pertaining to online platforms and sponsored search auctions. Dr. Dimitrellos earned his Ph.D. from the University of Maryland, where he studied Industrial Organization and Applied Econometrics.
Billy Schwartz Rejoins Secretariat Economists’ DC Office
Dr. Billy Schwartz rejoins Secretariat Economists’ Washington, DC office as an Associate Director. Dr. Schwartz received his Ph.D. in Applied Mathematics at Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Schwartz was employed at Secretariat Economists in 2014–2015 before leaving to pursue his doctorate.