Dr. Craig Malam

Associate Director


San Francisco
Tel: +1 415 291 1035
Fax: +1 415 291 1020

Tel: +61 2 8864 7136
Fax: +61 2 8864 6549

Email: craig.malam@nera.com
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PhD in economics, the University of Queensland
MA in economics, Toulouse School of Economics
BEc in econometrics and BA in political philosophy, Australian National University 


Dr. Craig Malam has more than ten years experience conducting economic research and analysis as part of investigations and litigation relating to competition issues, and for regulatory decision-making in Australia and the United States. He is currently based in NERA’s San Francisco office.

While in San Francisco, Dr. Malam has supported antitrust experts engaged in merger, cartels, bid-rigging, and breach of contract proceedings, across the consumer electronics, health care, retail, construction, and software industries. While working from NERA’s Sydney office, Dr. Malam conducted economic research and analysis for mergers across a range of industries including mining, gambling and wagering, retail mobile services, and waste/recycling.

As an economist at the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) Dr. Malam regularly conducted economic research and analysis to assist investigation teams and Commissioners across a range of competition and antitrust matters including mergers, price fixing, misuse of market power, and predatory pricing. His industry experience spanned cable television, cinema exhibition, supermarkets and primary production, automotive distribution, as well as financial markets.

Dr. Malam completed his PhD in economics at the University of Queensland. He earned his Masters degree from the Toulouse School of Economics, France. He also holds undergraduate degrees in Economics (with Honours), and Arts (Polit Phil), from the Australian National University (ANU). Dr. Malam has taught courses in Industrial Organization and Strategy at ANU and the University of Melbourne. He also designed and delivered internal courses in antitrust economics over several years for staff of the ACCC.

Title Type Author
An Economic Perspective on the Usefulness of the Consumer Welfare Standard as a Guidi... Published Article Dr. Lawrence Wu and Dr. Craig Malam
Ohio v Amex: Some Economics of Platforms, and More Rule of Reason Published Article By Dr. Craig Malam
Some Economics of a “Misuse of Market Power” Published Article Mr. James Mellsop and Dr. Craig Malam
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NERA Economic Consulting Announces Senior-Level Promotions 19 March 2019 Press Release