Wei Zhao is an expert on price-fixing, mergers, and product-liability matters.

He has been a consultant to the US Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, and Canadian Competition Bureau, as well as many leading law firms in the United States. He specializes in econometric and theoretical modeling.

He has extensive experience in a wide variety of industries, including IT, finance, automotive, telecommunications, health, chemical, manufacturing, transportation, food, and labor. He has testified in the US District Court, Northern District of Georgia.

Dr. Zhao has published articles in a number of academic journals, including RAND Journal of Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, Physica A, Mathematical Social Sciences, Virginia Law & Business Review, University of Cincinnati Law Review, and the ABA Economics Committee Newsletter.

Dr. Zhao holds a BA in finance from Renmin University of China, an MA from Columbia University, and a PhD in economics from the Johns Hopkins University. During his studies at Johns Hopkins, he served as a lecturer for the graduate-level course Mathematical Methods for Economists.

Areas of Expertise


Johns Hopkins University
PhD, Economics

Columbia University

Renmin University of China
BA, Finance