Marissa Beck


Dr. Marissa Beck is a principal in the Competition Practice of CRA, where her work focuses on antitrust, merger analysis, and intellectual property.

Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Beck completed her doctoral studies in economics at Stanford University, specializing in microeconomic theory and market design. Her research evaluated auctions used for internet advertising and radio spectrum sales. Before earning her PhD, Dr. Beck worked in litigation consulting as a research associate at ECONorthwest on cases involving environmental and natural resource economics and wrongful death claims.

Selected Engagements

  • 01
    Court upholds divestiture in consummated merger challenge
    When JELD-WEN and CraftMaster merged in 2012, Steves & Sons claimed the merger would restrict the supply of doorskins and increase prices to downstream...
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  • 02
    California blocks petroleum storage terminal sale
    CRA consultants advised the State of California in its efforts to block the sale of two independent San Francisco Bay Area petroleum storage terminals to...
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  • 03
    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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