Sam Marden

Sam Marden | European Competition | Charles River Associates

Sam Marden is a director in CRA’s European Competition Practice. Sam is an empirical micro-economist, with an expertise in applied econometrics.

Since joining CRA Sam has provided advice and economic analysis on competition issues raised in a variety of merger cases before the CMA and elsewhere. Sam’s experience covers a range of work for industries including transport, media, payments and retail with a focus on two-sided markets and technology.

Prior to joining CRA in February 2018, Sam was a Lecturer (Assistant Professor) at the University of Sussex. He holds a PhD in economics from the London School of Economics, where he also worked as a teaching fellow. He was a Royal Economic Society junior fellow and his research has been published in Economic Journal.

Selected engagements

  • 01
    Competition Appeal Tribunal certified class action brought by Liza Lovdahl Gormsen v. Meta
    On February 15, 2024, the Competition Appeal Tribunal certified a class action brought by Liza Lovdahl Gormsen v. Meta. The action pertains to the unfair...
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  • 02
    Uber NYC
    The Supreme Court of the State of New York has annulled a regulation that would have required “For Hire Vehicle Bases” (such as Uber and Lyft) to limit the...
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  • 03
    Uber completes $3.1bn acquisition of Careem
    On January 3 2020, Uber completed the $3.1bn acquisition of Careem. Uber and Careem overlapped in the supply of ride-sharing services in Egypt, Saudi-Arabia,...
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