Matthew B. Wright

Corporate Vice President and Principal

Education

B.A. University of Rochester
M.A. University of California, Los Angeles
Ph.D. University of California, Los Angeles

Dr. Wright’s work as a consultant has included analysis of mergers, vertical restraints, price fixing claims, monopolization, damages, price discrimination, and intellectual property matters. He has experience in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, ocean shipping, cable programming, music rights, tobacco, food industries, electronic equipment, and a variety of branded consumer goods.

Dr. Wright has provided economic testimony on antitrust liability, damages, Robinson-Patman, and intellectual property matters. Dr. Wright has also represented clients before the U.S. Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the European Commission.  Dr. Wright co-edited and contributed to the American Bar Association volume titled Antitrust Law and Economics of Product Distribution.

Prior to joining Economists Incorporated, Dr. Wright served for seven years as an economist with the U.S. Department of Justice’s Antitrust Division, where he worked on many mergers, civil non-merger matters, and price-fixing investigations. Dr. Wright also served as a technical advisor on competition policy to six foreign governments.