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Douglas Bernheim is the Edward Ames Edmunds Professor of Economics at Stanford University. He provides expert testimony in high-profile litigation, mergers, and regulatory matters on such topics as market definition, competitive impact, countervailing efficiencies, monopolization, antitrust liability, causation, and damages. He has authored numerous expert reports, testified at deposition and trial, and assessed liability or damages in several industries.

Dr. Bernheim has more than 25 years of experience and is a recognized leader in the academic community for his many contributions in the areas of industrial organization, public finance, applied econometrics, and microeconomic theory. He is the author of more than 125 publications, including 60 peer-reviewed journal articles, four books, and many other professional and academic publications. He holds multiple distinctions, including John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship, Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow, American Academy of Arts and Sciences Fellow, and Econometric Society Fellow. He has also been listed in Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal of Competition Economists since 2007 and a Thought Leader in Competition since 2019.


PhD, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

AB, Harvard University


Doug was shortlisted for Global Competition Review’s (GCR) 2024 “Economist of the Year.” He recently testified in the highly publicized Epic Games v. Google case, which is also nominated for GCR “Matter of the year.” Learn more about Dr. Bernheim’s work in Epic Games v. Google here.

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