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Position(s): Board Member: Compass Lexecon Co-Editor: Journal for Law and Economics Advisory Board: Economics Research Network Advisory Board of Antitrust and Regulation Abstracts: Social Science Research Network Professor of Economics: University of Chicago, Booth School of Business Chicago, Illinois Biography: Dennis W. Carlton has published more than 80 articles and two books, including one of the leading textbooks in industrial organization. He is also the coeditor of the Journal of Law and Economics. From 2006 to 2008, he served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis at the U.S. Department of Justice. He is the recipient of a number of awards, including a John Harvard Award in 1970, a National Science Foundation Fellowship from 1972 to 1975, and the 1977 P.W.S. Andrews Memorial Prize Essay for the best essay in the field of industrial organization by a scholar under the age of 30, and the 2008 Robert F Lanzillotti prize for the best essay in antitrust economics. In 2004 he gave the keynote address to the International Competition Network in Mexico. He has served as an advisor on antitrust matters to the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and to private clients. He has served as a commissioner on the Antitrust Modernization Commission, a congressional committee investigating the antitrust laws. Dennis is on the Editorial Board of Competiton Policy International. Books: Market Behavior Under Uncertainty, Ph.D. Thesis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology (September 1975); Garland Publishing (1984). Modern Industrial Organization, Scott, Foresman & Co., co-authored with Jeffrey Perloff, first edition (1990), (Chapter 17 of first edition reprinted as “The Economics of Information” for the University of Connecticut, Food Marketing Policy Center (1989)), second edition (1994), translated into Chinese, French, Hungarian and Italian; Addison Wesley Longman, third edition (2000), fourth edition (2005), translated into Chinese (2009). Education: Ph.D. - Economics, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1975. M.S. - Operations Research, MASSACHUSETTS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1974. B.A. - Applied Math and Economics, HARVARD UNIVERSITY (Summa cum laude), 1972.

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