Aaron Edlin is a leading expert in economics and law, specializing in antitrust economics and antitrust law, and is the co-founder of the Berkeley Electronic Press. He holds the Richard Jennings Chair and professorships in both the economics department and law school at UC Berkeley and is a Research Associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research. He served on the Obama campaign’s competition policy committee, and as Senior Economist at the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton White House covering industrial organization, regulation and antitrust. He is co-author with P. Areeda & L. Kaplow of one of the leading casebooks on antitrust; he has also published many articles on industrial organization, competition policy, antitrust law, and a variety of other issues in economics, law and public policy. He received tenure at UC Berkeley, 1997, his Ph.D. and J.D. from Stanford, 1993; AB Summa Cum Laude from Princeton, 1988.

2020 Awards


Nominee, 2020 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics

Nominee, 2016 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Intellectual Property

Nominee, 2014 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Dominance

Nominee, 2012 Antitrust Writing Awards: Academic, Economics

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