Dr. Timothy Watts

Senior Managing Director


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. For over a decade, Dr. Watts has helped clients navigate the review of mergers and acquisitions by competition authorities around the world, including the US Federal Trade Commission, the US Department of Justice, the Canadian Competition Bureau, the European Commission, and China’s MOFCOM. Dr. Watts is an expert in applying cutting-edge empirical and theoretical techniques to competitive questions, with particularly deep experience in the consumer products, retail, oil and gas, and chemical industries. Dr. Watts’ recent research has focused on competitive issues related to pricing algorithms, multi-sided markets, private label products, vertical foreclosure, and price discrimination.

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
Four Advantages of Pricing Algorithms and Their Implications for Coordination Published Article Dr. Timothy Watts
An Economic Analysis of the Criteria Used to Distinguish Direct Sellers from Pyramid ... Report 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 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