Ph.D., economics, and M.A., political economy, Boston University; B.A., economics, Instituto Tecnológico Autónomo de México
Summary of Experience
Dr. Chiapa specializes in the application of microeconomics, econometrics, and statistical methods to antitrust and competition matters. He is experienced in evaluating the effects of alleged cartel and monopolization practices, as well as merger evaluations. Dr. Chiapa’s work also includes developing and calibrating vertical foreclosure models, conducting econometric analyses to understand the potential effects of a merger on consumers, and conducting econometric analyses of the impact of exclusive deals. He has extensive experience with statistical sampling, creating databases, managing and using large datasets, designing surveys, collecting data, and supervising surveys and experiments. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Chiapa was a professor of economics at El Colegio de México, where his research focused on the application of complex econometric techniques to microeconomic applications and the use of statistical analysis for the design of random samples and randomized controlled trials. He has also served as principal investigator on a number of projects for the Mexican Ministry of Social Development, the Mexican National Council for the Evaluation of Development Policy, and organizations such as the Latin American Center for Rural Development and the Institute of Peruvian Studies.