Graeme Hunter analyzes the competitive effects of mergers and the effects of alleged anticompetitive behavior, assessing liability and damages. He has also conducted research, prepared analyses, and contributed to litigation involving a broad range of market power issues, including price fixing, bid rigging, tying, and predatory pricing. He has also analyzed issues related to class certification. His experience spans a number of industries including retail, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, heathcare, software, auto parts, steel, and chemicals. Dr. Hunter has also presented seminars on the economics of antitrust. In addition, Dr. Hunter has also worked on Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) and other bribery-related cases. He has assessed the proper calculation of fines and penalties for clients being investigated by the DOJ and SEC and has worked on mediation of disputes between competitors related to bribery charges.
Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Hunter was an economist in the Transfer Pricing practice at Ernst and Young. Dr. Hunter has also worked in securities and finance matters at NERA, analyzing issues of materiality, causation, and damages in securities law suits, and has worked for the World Bank on financial sector reform and enterprise privatization projects in Bosnia-Herzegovina and Kosovo.
Dr. Hunter received an MA and a PhD in economics from New York University, where he received a teaching fellowship and taught courses in the principles of economics, microeconomics, macroeconomics, statistics, and the economics of money and banking.