David W. Meyer

Economist
Division:
Antitrust I
Phone:
(202) 326-3104
Email Address:
dmeyer@ftc.gov

Biography

Selected Publications

  • "The Determinants of Plant Exit: The Evolution of the U.S. Refining Industry," with C. Taylor, Working Paper, 2015.
  • "Gasoline Price Changes and the Petroleum Industry: An Update," 2011.
  • "Federal Trade Commission Report On Spring/Summer 2006 Nationwide Gasoline Price Increases," 2007.
  • "Investigation of Gasoline Price Manipulation and Post-Katrina Gasoline Price Increases," 2006.
  • "Gasoline Price Changes: The Dynamic of Supply, Demand, and Competition," 2005.
  • “Empirical Analyses of Potential Competitive Effects of a Horizontal Merger: The FTC's Cruise Ships Mergers Investigation,” with Mary T. Coleman and David T. Scheffman, Review of Industrial Organization, 2004.
  • “The Economics of Price Zones and Territorial Restrictions in Gasoline Marketing,” with Jeffrey H. Fischer, Working Paper, 2003.

Selected Presentations

  • ICN Merger Workshop. Bogota, Colombia (2012)
  • WEA Conference. Denver, CO (2003)

Education

University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
PhD Economics
1996
University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI
MA Economics
1992
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
BA Economics & Mathematics
1990

Fields of Interest

  • Industrial Organization
  • Antitrust
  • Petroleum
  • Chemicals
  • Travel
  • Semiconductors
  • Internet
  • Medical Products

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission
1996-present

Economic Advisor
U.K. Competition Commission
August-November 2009

Senior Economist
Council of Economic Advisors
2003-2004