Managing Director at Mingde Economic Research Inc. and an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University
Wei Tan is a Managing Director at Mingde Economic Research Inc. and an Adjunct Professor at Johns Hopkins University. Prior to founding Mingde Economic Research Inc., he was a Vice President at Compass Lexecon. Before that, he was the Chair of Economics Department at Hanqing Advanced Institute of Economics and Finance at Renmin University of China.
Dr. Tan has substantial experience in applying economic analysis and econometric tools to antitrust cases, including mergers, regulatory proceedings, and litigation matters. He has conducted research in a broad spectrum of industries, including insurance, pharmaceuticals, telecommunications, microprocessors, chemicals, shipping, and computer equipment, industrial equipment, food, and many others. He has prepared expert reports and presented before antitrust enforcement agencies, including the US Department of Justice, Federal Trade Commission, the EU Competition Commission, and Chinese agencies including the State Administration for Market Regulation (SAMR), Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) and the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).
Dr. Tan has written academic articles on topics ranging from competition economics, industrial organization, and applied econometrics. His research has been published in international journals such as Quantitative Marketing and Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Econometric Method, Advances in Econometrics, Emerging Market Finance and Trade, Concurrences and Competition Policy International. He has taught courses in economics and econometrics at The Johns Hopkins University, Renmin University of China and State University of New York at Stony Brook.
He holds a Ph.D. in economics from Johns Hopkins University, an M.A. from University of Miami, and a B.A. from Wuhan University.
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