Josh Lustig


Dr. Josh Lustig holds a PhD in economics from Yale University, where he specialized in industrial organization, applied econometrics, and health economics.

Prior to joining CRA, he served as Assistant Professor at Boston University where he taught graduate courses in empirical industrial organization and health economics. He has presented his research on health insurance markets widely at leading academic and policy institutions and, while at BU, organized academic conferences and refereed for many economic journals. Before pursuing his doctorate, Dr. Lustig earned a BA in economics and mathematics from Johns Hopkins University and worked at the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Sprint and T-Mobile merger
    CRA consultants advised Sprint as it sought regulatory approval of its merger with T-Mobile. CRA economists provided analyses related to coordinated effects...
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  • 02
    McKesson and Change Healthcare joint venture
    CRA consultants advised counsel to McKesson Corporation and Change Healthcare on the formation of a new healthcare information technology company. CRA’s team...
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  • 03
    CRA economists advise FTC on its successful challenge to Chicago-area hospital merger
    CRA economists Steven Tenn and Josh Lustig supported the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) in its review of the proposed merger of two Chicago-area hospital...
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