Dr. Stephanie Demperio

Associate Director


Washington, DC
Tel: +1 202 466 9227
Fax: +1 202 466 3605

Email: stephanie.demperio@nera.com
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PhD and MA in economics, University of Virginia
BA cum laude in mathematical economics with Honors in economics, Colgate University


Dr. Demperio conducts economic research and analysis in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property economics, commercial damages, public health and policy, and business valuation. She has supported clients in matters brought before courts and government authorities in the US, Canada, Australia, and the UK.

In antitrust matters, Dr. Demperio has evaluated the competitive effects of mergers and acquisitions, and analyzed antitrust claims and damages in cases involving alleged monopolization and predatory pricing practices. In addition, she has analyzed antitrust impact related to class certification. Her project experience in antitrust matters spans a wide variety of industries including agricultural commodities, auto parts, paper, telecommunications, food products, and pharmaceuticals.

In intellectual property, Dr. Demperio has deep expertise in calculating lost profits and reasonable royalty damages in cases involving patent, copyright, trademark, and trade secret infringement, and has done so in a wide range of industries, including pharmaceuticals, chemicals, and apparel.  

She earned her MA and PhD in economics from the University of Virginia, and her BA in mathematical economics, cum laude and with honors, from Colgate University.

Dr. Demperio's doctoral dissertation research focused on the effects of various public policies, including cigarette taxes and local smoking bans, on consumer behavior and health outcomes.

Title Type Author
COVID-19 Merger Moratorium Could Hamper Vital Innovation Published Article Dr. Stephanie Demperio, Dr. Gabriella Monahova, and Dr. Emily Walden
A Closer Look at the Discount Attribution Test: An Economic Analysis for Evaluating t... Published Article By Dr. Stephanie Demperio, Dr. Claire Chunying Xie, and Dr. Emily Walden
Weighing the Procompetitive and Anticompetitive Effects of RPM Under the Rule of Reas... Published Article By Dr. Stephanie Demperio and Dr. Emily Walden
Defining the Relevant Market in Pharmaceutical Antitrust Cases Published Article Dr. Stephanie Demperio and Jennifer Cascone Fauver