Jarrod Welch


Dr. Jarrod Welch is a principal in the Competition Practice of CRA. He is an applied econometrician and specializes in the empirical analysis of issues related to antitrust regulation and litigation.

He has worked on mergers in a variety of industries including retail, transportation, and telecommunications.

Prior to his role at CRA, Dr. Welch was a post-doctoral research fellow and applied econometrician at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He has written for academic publications such as the Review of Economics and Statistics and Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Expert testimony in support of the DOJ’s successful challenge of a partnership between JetBlue and American Airlines
    A federal judge ruled that a partnership between JetBlue and American Airlines (American), known as the Northeast Alliance (NEA), constitutes an “unreasonable...
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  • 02
    Dr. Timothy Snail engaged on behalf of nation’s largest transportation companies in alleged no-poach class action litigation
    Dr. Timothy Snail provided expert economic analysis of class certification and damages issues on behalf of a joint defense group (CRST International, CRST...
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  • 03
    Antitrust monopolization and damages involving multisided markets
    CRA Vice President Dr. Timothy Snail advised counsel to The Ticket Clinic, a leading civil and criminal traffic violation defense firm, and provided expert...
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