Entry deterrence, concentration, and merger policy
In merger enforcement, entry is considered to be a factor that potentially can mitigate otherwise anti-competitive effects of a merger. The current framework...
Dr. De Stefano specializes in industrial organization and applied econometrics.
He has experience with mergers, price-fixing, and foreclosure cases and has worked on matters in the telecommunication, chemical, automobile, health care, and electronics industries, among others. A substantial portion of his consulting work has involved empirical evaluation of the competitive effects of proposed mergers and acquisitions. In this context, he has employed economic and econometric tools to estimate demand, address issues relating to market definition, and explore direct evidence of unilateral effects.