Dr. Timothy Watts



New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 1939
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Email: timothy.watts@nera.com
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PhD in economics, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
BA in economics, magna cum laude, Vanderbilt University


Dr. Watts is a member of NERA’s Antitrust and Competition Practice. He specializes in applying economic theory and econometric techniques to antitrust questions. Dr. Watts has advised clients on the antitrust review of numerous mergers and acquisition and he has also provided litigation support in antitrust lawsuits, including merger enforcement actions. He has extensive experience analyzing competition in the oil and gas industry, and he has also researched competition in industries including manufacturing, retail, pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and the high tech sector.

Dr. Watts has prepared research for submission to competition authorities including the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, the U.S. Department of Justice, the Canadian Competition Bureau, and the European Commission. Dr. Watts earned his BA in economics from Vanderbilt University. He received a PhD in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where he taught courses in microeconomics.

Title Type Author
An Economic Analysis of the Criteria Used to Distinguish Direct Sellers from Pyramid ... Report By Dr. Chetan Sanghvi, Dr. Timothy Watts, Jennifer Cascone-Fauver, et al
Effects of Moving the Compliance Obligation under RFS2 to Suppliers of Finished Produ... Report Robert Baron, Dr. Paul Bernstein, Alyssa Lipshultz, Dr. Timothy Watts, et al.
Econometrics: Legal, Practical and Technical Issues, Second Edition Book Edited By Dr. Lawrence Wu, with chapters by Dr. Lauren Stiroh, Dr. Ramsey Shehadeh, and Dr. Timothy Watts