When Antitrust’s Consumer Welfare Standard And ESG Collide
The consumer welfare standard has been a subject of intense interest and debate recently in the U.S., punctuated by the 19-hour debate session in Congress in...
Dr. Joshua Sherman is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA specializing in econometrics, statistics, antitrust, industrial organization, and pricing behavior.
His consulting experience spans a variety of sectors, including pharmaceuticals, technology, labor and employment, securities and financial markets, real estate, and sports. He has provided economic, econometric, and statistical analysis to clients in antitrust matters, including matters relating to alleged collusion, monopsonization, tying, “reverse payment” patent settlement, mergers, and counterclaims related to intellectual property litigation. He has also provided econometric and statistical analysis to clients in other commercial litigation matters, including matters relating to alleged product liability and pharmaceutical clinical trial results.
Dr. Sherman is also an Adjunct Professor of Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences at the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University, where he teaches a course in Antitrust Economics. In addition, he is an Adjunct Assistant Professor in the economics department at Northwestern University, where he has taught courses in law and economics and econometrics. Prior to arriving at Northwestern, he was an Assistant Professor in the economics department at the University of Vienna, where he was the sole nominee from over 250 Business, Economics, and Statistics faculty members for the University of Vienna Teaching Award for Entry Level Classes. At the University of Vienna, Dr. Sherman taught courses in econometrics, competition law and economics, and microeconomics.
Dr. Sherman has delivered talks at the US Department of Justice and the Israel Competition Authority and has spoken at conferences and universities worldwide. Dr. Sherman’s peer-reviewed academic articles in journals such as The Economic Journal and Management Science have examined various aspects surrounding competition and pricing behavior and he has refereed for peer-reviewed economic publications. His article “When Antitrust’s Consumer Welfare Standard and ESG Collide” was nominated by Concurrences for the 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards.