Carl Shapiro is appointed top role in the DoJ
13 Mar 2009by WWL Editorial
Top competition expert Carl Shapiro will be leaving his post as a professor of economics at the University of Berkeley in California to become the next deputy assistant attorney general for economics at the US Department of Justice's antitrust division.
Shapiro, who formerly held the same role in President Clinton's administration, has previously provided expert legal advice on behalf of the DoJ in its case against Microsoft and has also acted as a consultant for Google on its attempt to strike an ad-sharing deal with its rival, Yahoo.
He has written extensively on the areas of industrial organisation, patents, the economics innovation, competition policy and competitive strategy.
He currently features in The International Who's Who of Competition Economists.