Luke M. Froeb Appointed Chief Economist at DOJ Antitrust Division
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The Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice has announced Luke M. Froeb as the next Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis in the Antitrust Division – colloquially, the Antitrust Division’s “chief economist.” Froeb, who has already started in the job, will supervise the Economic Analysis Group’s work on the Antitrust Division’s investigations.  Froeb brings substantial experience to the post.  Early in his career he was a staff economist at the Antitrust Division.  Later, from 2003 to 2005, he served as Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission (“FTC”).