New concentration thresholds in the draft 2023 US Merger Guidelines
In this paper, we discuss how the proposed draft 2023 US Merger Guidelines have redrawn the thresholds for determining whether a merger should be presumed...
Antitrust economist Peter Boberg specializes in econometric work and economic modeling for antitrust cases and mergers. His experience at CRA has included the design and implementation of econometric models used in numerous large-scale merger analyses, particularly for markets involving differentiated products or discrete demand.
Dr. Boberg has worked on mergers in numerous industries, including retail products, movie theaters, grocery chains, defense, telecoms, and pharmaceuticals. He has also worked on numerous antitrust, IP, and commercial damage cases and has testified on damages in a matter before the American Arbitration Association’s International Center for Dispute Resolution.
Dr. Boberg has managed expert testimony and assisted experts with liability and damage analyses in numerous cases involving allegations of predation, price fixing, monopolization, and patent infringement. Dr. Boberg has also innovated econometric and simulation methods for estimating patent value that have been employed in several recent patent damage cases.
Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Boberg taught at Michigan State University and at the University of Michigan, where he was a doctoral student. Dr. Boberg is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for research in Japan, and he has been a visiting research scholar at the Japanese Ministry of International Trade and Industry (now known as the Ministry of Economy Trade and Industry) and the University of Tokyo.