Dr Baye is an academic affiliate with NERA and the Bert Elwert Professor of Business at Indiana University's Kelley School of Business, a position he has held since 1997. During 2007 and 2008 he served as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the US Federal Trade Commission.
In his role as chief economist of the FTC, Professor Baye advised the Commission on antitrust, consumer protection, and economic policy matters. He has consulted for and advised a variety of private parties and attorneys in matters including mergers, monopolisation, commercial litigation, and pricing strategy. In addition to merger presentations to agencies, he has provided written and oral expert testimony at the request of private parties and authorities that include the US Department of Justice, Canadian Competition Bureau, OECD, and WTO trade representatives.
Dr Baye has won numerous awards for outstanding teaching and research and has published several textbooks. His research focuses on pricing strategies and their impact on consumer welfare and firm profits in both online and traditional markets. His academic work on mergers, auctions, patents, advertising, online markets, and other areas related to antitrust and consumer protection has been published in leading economics and marketing journals.
Professor Baye has lectured and spoken at conferences and academic institutions throughout North America and Europe, and has held visiting appointments at Cambridge, Oxford, Erasmus University, Tilburg University and the New Economic School in Moscow. In addition to his extensive academic publications and practical antitrust experience, he has also served on numerous editorial boards in economics as well as marketing.
WWL says: Michael Baye is an “intellectual of the highest order” and is commended by peers and clients alike for “his encyclopaedic knowledge of US competition policy”
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