Edward A. Snyder
Dean and William S. Beinecke Professor of Economics and Management, Yale School of Management
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Ph.D., economics, and M.A., public policy, The University of Chicago
Summary of Experience:
Professor Snyder is an industrial organization economist with expertise in antitrust policy and enforcement, contracting practices, financial institutions, law, and economics. He has served as a testifying expert in numerous high-profile cases involving antitrust and class certification issues. Professor Snyder began his professional career as an economist with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He has written extensively on topics related to antitrust and policy issues, and his articles have appeared in a range of prestigious publications, including the Journal of Law & Economics, the Journal of Comparative Economics, and Contemporary Policy Issues. As Dean of the Yale School of Management, he has overall responsibility for the school’s academic programs, enhancing its reputation, and strengthening its finances. Prior to joining Yale, Professor Snyder was dean of the business schools at the University of Chicago, the University of Virginia, and the University of Michigan.
THE ROLE OF THE ECONOMIC EXPERT IN CLASS CERTIFICATION
Our affiliate Edward Snyder, an expert in class certification, discusses key issues in this informative Q&A.