Athey and Marinescu Take Leave for Antitrust Posts at Department of Justice
Two NBER research associates have been tapped for leadership positions in the Antitrust Division of the US Department of Justice.
Susan Athey, an affiliate of the Industrial Organization Program, is serving as chief economist, and Ioana Marinescu, a Labor Studies Program affiliate, is principal economist.
Athey is the Economics of Technology Professor at the Graduate School of Business, and a professor of economics, at Stanford University. Marinescu is an associate professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Social Policy and Practice. Both researchers will be on leave from the NBER for the duration of their government service.