Charles Taragin

Charles S. Taragin

Economist
Division:
Antitrust
Phone:
(202) 326-2868

Selected Publications

  • "Economics at the Antitrust Division: 2017– 2018," with Luke Froeb, Russ Pittman, Steve Tschantz, and Greg Werden, Review of Industrial Organization, 2018.
  • " The Simple Algebra of Surplus in Private Values Open Auctions: A Nested Logit Merger Model," with Luke Froeb, Vlad Mares, and Steve Tschantz, Economics Bulletin, 2018. 
  • "Competition and Price Discrimination in the Market for Mailing Lists," with Ron Borzekowski and Raphael Thomadsen, Quantitative Marketing and Economics, 2009.

Education

University of Michigan
PhD Economics
2007
University of Chicago
MA Public Policy
2000

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust
  • Bayesian Methods

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
2019 - Present

Economist
Antitrust Division, US Department of Justice
2007-2019