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Dr. Andreas Groehn’s practice focuses on antitrust and intellectual property, as well as strategy issues in network industries. He advises clients in merger, abuse of dominance, state aid, and cartel cases before the Federal Trade Commission, Department of Justice, European Commission, and other national antitrust authorities, as well as in private litigation. Dr. Groehn has monitored compliance with structural and behavioral commitments in the chemical, medical devices, and consumer retail industries as trustee on behalf of the EC and FTC, and he has published on a variety of antitrust and intangible property issues. 

Dr. Groehn's academic research focuses on network industries and the economic rationale for bundling, foreclosure, and predation. He has advised clients across Europe and in the United States out of Brussels, Frankfurt, London, and Washington, DC. He currently shares his time between Europe and the United States and teaches microeconomics at Zeppelin University in Germany.

Industry Experience

Credit cards, banking, finance, insurance, energy, sustainable energy, biofuels, chemicals, medical devices, healthcare, retail, food and beverages, grocery, consumer goods, betting industry, software industry, construction, logistics, airlines, air cargo, agriculture, food processing, education, renewable energy, pharmaceuticals, media, manufacturing, online media, mobile phones, automotive, electronics, mining, waste removal

Methodologies

Econometric analysis, merger simulation, market simulation, modeling, microeconomics, economic theory, analysis of big data, economic impact assessment, input-output models, damage assessment, lost profit analysis, profit disgorgement, surveys, focus groups, panel data, Nielsen scanner data, monitoring trustee

Education

Christian Albrecht University, Kiel, Germany
Ph.D., Economics, 1998 (summa cum laude)

Saar University, Saarbruecken, Germany
Masters, Economics, 1993

Employment History

Sargasso Partners
Partner
2010 - 2011

CRA International
Principal
2007 - 2010

PricewaterhouseCoopers Advisory
Director
2001 - 2007

KPMG, Global Economics Consulting Practice
Manager
1999 - 2001

National Bureau of Economic Research
Visiting fellow
1999

Kiel Institute of World Economics
Research associate
1993 - 1999

Honors

Honors

Award of Wissenschaftsgemeinschaft Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz (WGL) for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis (1999). The WGL is the umbrella organization for 80 German research institutes comprising 12,500 scientists in various disciplines.

Erich Schneider Award (1998) for an outstanding Ph.D. thesis at the faculty of economics at Kiel University.

Bernhard-Harms Young Economist Award (1999), endowed with $9,000 and given to young economists with an outstanding academic record.

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Selected Publications