NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, announced today that Professor Wei Tan has affiliated with NERA’s Antitrust and Competition Practice.
Dr. Tan is the Chair of the Economics Department in the Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance at Renmin University of China. An experienced consultant, his areas of advisory and analytical services include industrial organization, applied econometrics, antitrust economics, merger analysis and consumer finance.
Previously, Dr. Tan was an Assistant Professor in the Economics Department at the State University of New York at Stony Brook. He has also taught courses on mathematics at Johns Hopkins University, where he has held a graduate fellowship for five years. He has extensive consulting experience.
“We are thrilled that Wei has agreed to affiliate with NERA,” said NERA President Dr. Lawrence Wu. “Wei’s wealth of academic experience, particularly regarding the economics of antitrust, as well as his deep knowledge of industrial organization and econometrics, will greatly benefit NERA’s clients worldwide.“
Dr. Tan has presented at international conferences and published widely on these topics in peer-reviewed international journals such as the Review of Industrial Organization, Eastern Economic Journal, Annals of Economics and Finance, and Competition Policy International. He has been the referee for leading international journals such as American Economic Review, Econometrica, and the RAND Journal of Economics. Dr. Tan holds a PhD in economics from Johns Hopkins University, an MA in economics from the University of Miami, and a BA in economics from Wuhan University.
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