Ph.D., economics, University of California, Berkeley; M.A., economics, University of California, Los Angeles; B.A., economics, University of Louvain
Summary of Experience
Dr. Van Audenrode is an expert in antitrust, statistics, and issues involving policy and strategy. He has consulted to clients in Canada, including law firms and government agencies. He has a broad range of experience in matters involving earnings and compensation, public policy, damages, and data analysis. His recent work in public economics includes evaluating the economic rent from hydro-electricity to the Canadian economy; measuring the effect on drug prices of restrictions to competition in the health sector; and the impact on wages and employment of rules restricting the right to subcontract for unionized firms in Quebec. In the antitrust field, he has helped develop a methodology to evaluate the price of desktop software and has developed ways to evaluate competition in the market for wireless pole attachments. He has estimated damages in the context of antitrust, product defect, and mismanagement claims. Dr. Van Audenrode's scientific research has been published in numerous peer-reviewed academic journals. He is a coauthor of the book The Mutual Fund Industry: Competition and Investor Welfare, has written articles for trade journals, and is a frequent presenter at industry and academic conferences.