Dr. Johnson joined CRA in 2006 after completing doctoral studies in economics at Yale University. His doctoral studies focused on applied microeconomics, and his dissertation research involved development and estimation of a dynamic equilibrium model of US labor markets. Dr. Johnson’s experience prior to joining CRA also includes applied economic research for the RAND Corporation as well as several years of experience with antitrust litigation as a research analyst at KPMG. At CRA, he has lent his expertise in econometrics and applied microeconomic modeling to antitrust cases and mergers across several industries. His research has involved estimating the extent of market integration, time series evaluation of price fixing, and forecasts of unilateral and coordinated effects of mergers. Dr. Johnson’s empirical projects include coverage of the semiconductor, airline, software and oil and gas industries.
Ph.D., Economics, Yale University
B.A. Economics, University of California-Berkeley