Nathan Petek

Economist
Division:
Antitrust II
Phone:
(202) 326-2280
Email Address:
npetek@ftc.gov

Selected Publications

  • "The Multidimensional Impact of Teachers on Students," with Nolan Pope, Working Paper, 2017.
  • "The Marginal Benefit of Inpatient Hospital Treatment: Evidence from Hospital Entries and Exits," Working Paper, 2016.
  • "Do Newspapers Serve the State? Incumbent Party Influence on the US Press, 1869-1928," with Matthew Gentzkow, Jesse Shapiro, and Michael Sinkinson, Journal of the European Economic Association, 2015.

Education

University of Chicago, Booth School of Business
PhD Business, Economics Dissertation Area
2016
Carleton College
BA Economics and Psychology
2004

Fields of Interest

  • Health Economics
  • Economics of Education
  • Applied Microeconomics

Professional Experience

Economist
Federal Trade Commission 
2016-present

Research Professional
Becker Center, University of Chicago
2009-2011

Consultant
LECG
2004-2009