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Ram Shivakumar

Managing Director


Ram Shivakumar provides expert advice on matters pertaining to antitrust and competition policy, business strategy, securities fraud, and corporate governance. He has worked on disputes in industries such as mutual funds, medical devices, payday lending, credit cards and payment systems, emerging market fixed-income securities, automobile spare parts, enterprise software, banking and financial services, natural gas, crude oil, and electricity.

Dr. Shivakumar is a clinical professor of Economics and Strategy at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago, where he teaches courses on microeconomics and business strategy in the MBA and Executive MBA programs.


University of Chicago
MS, Financial Mathematics, 1997

Indiana University
PhD, Economics, 1991

University of Madras
BA, Economics, 1984

Employment History

Booth School of Business, University of Chicago
Clinical professor of Economics and Strategy
2002 - present

UNext Inc.
1999 - 2002

Arthur Andersen LLP
Manager, Derivatives and Treasury Risk Management
1997 - 1999

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