Can state price gouging laws be practically applied to long-run events?
In this article published in the ABA’s Newsletter of the Pricing Conduct Committee, The Price Point, Joshua Sherman questions whether any type of price gouging...
Dr. Joshua Sherman is a principal in the Antitrust & Competition Economics Practice of CRA. He holds joint faculty appointments at the Kellogg School of Management and the Department of Economics at Northwestern University, where he has taught courses in antitrust economics, law and economics, and econometrics.
Dr. Sherman has been engaged to estimate antitrust damages and has provided economic and econometric analysis to clients in a variety of antitrust matters, including matters relating to alleged collusion, monopolization, tying, exclusive dealing, and mergers, among other areas. He has also provided econometric and statistical analysis to clients in other commercial litigation matters, including matters relating to alleged product liability. He currently serves on the Advisory Board of the Pricing Conduct Committee of the American Bar Association’s Antitrust Section.
Dr. Sherman has delivered talks at the US Department of Justice and the Israel Competition Authority and has spoken at conferences and universities worldwide. His 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. Dr. Sherman’s academic research has studied price response to changes in cost, price dispersion, and bargaining, among other topics. In addition, his article “When antitrust’s consumer welfare standard and ESG collide” was nominated by Concurrences for the 2022 Antitrust Writing Awards.
Prior to teaching at Northwestern, Dr. Sherman 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.