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David Evans

David S. Evans has taught antitrust law and economics at the University of Chicago Law School (2006-) where he is a Lecturer; University College London Faculty of Laws (2004-) where he is Executive Director of the Jevons Institute for Competition Law and Economics and Visiting Professor; and Fordham Law School (1985-1995) where he was a Professor. He has BA, MA, and Ph.D. degrees, all in economics, from the University of Chicago.

He has written extensively on industrial organization including more than 150 articles and 8 books. His 2006 book, Invisible Engines, co-authored with Andrei Hagiu and Richard Schmalensee, was the Winner of the Business, Management & Accounting category in the 2006 Professional/Scholarly Publishing Annual Awards Competition presented by the Association of American Publishers, Inc. Many of his publications concern antitrust law and economics.

Dr. Evans was one of the early contributors to the economics of multi-sided platforms. His work on that topic includes Catalyst Code published by Harvard Business School Press in 2007. His recent published work in multi-sided platforms involves platform governance, online attention markets, ignition strategies, and vertical restraints.

He has worked on many of the most significant antitrust cases of the last three decades in the United States and European Union including U.S. v. AT&T, U.S. v. MasterCard and Visa, and various US and European cases involving Microsoft. He has submitted testimony to courts, regulatory authorities, and legislative bodies in the United States, the European Union, Brazil, and China.

Dr. Evans is the Chairman of Global Economics Group, where he provides expert help on litigation and regulation matters, and Founder of Market Platform