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Jonathan B. Baker: Biography

Jonathan B. Baker

Jonathan B. Baker is Professor of Law at American University's Washington College of Law, where he teaches courses primarily in the areas of antitrust and economic regulation. From 1995 to 1998, Professor Baker served as the Director of the Bureau of Economics at the Federal Trade Commission. Previously, he worked as a Senior Economist at the President's Council of Economic Advisers, Special Assistant to the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice, an Assistant Professor at Dartmouth's Amos Tuck School of Business Administration, an Attorney Advisor to the Acting Chairman of the Federal Trade Commission, and an antitrust lawyer in private practice. Professor Baker is a member of the Council of the American Bar Association's Section of Antitrust Law, and is a Senior Consultant with CRA International. He is the co-author of an antitrust casebook and a past Editorial Chair of Antitrust Law Journal. Professor Baker has published widely in the fields of antitrust law and policy and empirical industrial organization economics. He received a J.D. from Harvard and a Ph.D. in economics from Stanford University.

Updated January 2, 2024