Sam Marden

Sam Marden


Sam Marden is a Principal in Charles River Associates’ European Competition Practice. Sam is an empirical micro-economist, with an expertise in applied econometrics. Since joining CRA Sam has provided advice and economic analysis on competition issues raised in a variety of merger cases before the CMA and elsewhere. Sam’s experience covers a range of work for industries including transport, media, payments and retail with a focus on two-sided markets and technology.

Prior to joining CRA in February 2018, Sam was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Sussex. He holds a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics, where he also worked as a teaching fellow. He was a Royal Economic Society junior fellow and his research has been published in Economic Journal.


PhD, Economics, London School of Economics, UK
MA, Economics, University of British Columbia, Canada
BSc, Economics, University of Sussex, UK