Gregory S. Crawford

University of Zurich

    Professor Gregory S. Crawford is a Professor of Applied Microeconomics at the University of Zurich, member of the steering committee for the Association of Competition Economists (ACE), and co-Director of the Industrial Organization Programme at the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR). He holds a PhD in Economics from Stanford University (1998). Prior to joining the faculty at Zurich, he held academic positions in the UK and US at the University of Warwick, the University of Arizona, and Duke University. In 2007-2008, he was the Chief Economist at the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), the United States media and communications regulator. Professor Crawford is an empirical economist specializing in the fields of industrial organization, econometrics, and media and communications economics. Recent research includes evaluating the efficiency and foreclosure incentives arising from vertical integration in US television markets. He has consulting experience in the US, UK, and Germany on topics including measuring damages from potentially anticompetitive behavior, evaluating competitive harms from horizontal and vertical mergers, and determining appropriate copyright royalties and their division among rightsholders.