Competition and Energy Expert Joins NERA Economic Consulting

11 July 2012

New York -- NERA Economic Consulting, a leading global provider of economic advice and analysis in business, legal, and regulatory matters, announced today that Dr. Carlo Scarpa has affiliated with the firm as a Special Consultant.
"We are happy to welcome Dr. Scarpa as an affiliate to NERA," said NERA President, Dr. Andrew Carron. "Dr. Scarpa specializes in industrial economics and has conducted extensive research in antitrust and regulation, with particular focus on energy and local public services. This perspective, coupled with his broad experience consulting on issues surrounding industrial economics to private companies, associations of private firms, courts, and regulatory bodies, will greatly benefit NERA’s global client base."

Dr. Scarpa will work closely with economists in NERA's Rome office to provide economic consulting services in electricity, telecommunications, and other fields to clients in Italy and elsewhere in Europe.

In addition to his affiliation with NERA, Dr. Scarpa is a full professor of Economics, Faculty of Economics, at the Università di Brescia, and a visiting professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore, Milano.

Dr. Scarpa has published and presented widely on the topics of industrial economics, competition, regulation, privatization, and energy markets in Italy and Europe. He holds a Laurea in economics and business from the Università di Parma, a research doctorate in economics from the Università di Bologna, and a PhD in economics from Nuffield College, Oxford University.

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