Hitesh Makhija


Hitesh Makhija joined the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA in 2012 after completing graduate studies in economics at the University of Minnesota and New York University.

His graduate studies focused on Applied Microeconomics & Labor Economics. Prior to joining CRA, he worked in the Economic Research department in the Federal Reserve Bank of Minneapolis and the Federal Reserve Bank of San Francisco. At CRA, he has lent his expertise in applied microeconomic analysis to antitrust cases and mergers in the semiconductor, airline, automobile, software, retail, and broadcasting industries.

Selected Engagements

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    CRA economists advise FTC on its successful challenge to Staples/Office Depot merger
    CRA economists supported the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) throughout its review of the proposed $6.3 billion merger of Staples and Office Depot. CRA...
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