Dr Wu is the president of NERA Economic Consulting. His expertise is in the economics of antitrust and intellectual property. He has testified in US district courts and in a variety of regulatory proceedings. Prior to joining NERA, he was a staff economist in the Bureau of Economics of the Federal Trade Commission (FTC). From 2011 to 2015, he was a visiting scholar at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research (SIEPR) at Stanford University.
In the area of antitrust, Dr Wu has evaluated the competitive effects of numerous mergers and acquisitions. He also has been retained as an economic expert to testify on issues related to antitrust class certification, liability and damages. He has testified on issues related to price fixing, as well as market definition and market power in antitrust litigations involving allegations of exclusive contracting, price discrimination, and anticompetitive exclusionary conduct. Dr Wu has analysed these and other competitive issues in a variety of retail, manufacturing, and service industries, but he is particularly well known for his work in the area of health care, which includes health insurance, hospital services, physician services, and a variety of medical devices and technologies.
Dr Wu is the co-author of the book The Revolution in the Law and Economics of Antitrust Class Certification. He also has edited three books on the economics of antitrust, including a book on the use of econometrics in antitrust analysis.
Dr Wu earned his PhD from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and his BA from Stanford University.
WWL says: Lawrence Wu is “precise, efficient and commercially aware” and “a real asset to his clients”
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