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Minjae Song is an expert in antitrust and competition policy, intellectual property, and econometric analysis. Dr. Song has done extensive research on the competitive effects of horizontal mergers, bundle pricing, platform competition in two-sided markets, and research joint ventures in high-tech industries. He has written academic papers about various industries such as semiconductors, computers, pharmaceuticals, media and movies, and e-commerce. In his recent antitrust work he has applied econometric models to assess the competitive effects of horizontal mergers and calculate damages in monopolization cases.

Prior to joining Bates White, Dr. Song was a faculty member at the University of Rochester and Georgia Institute of Technology, where he taught courses in microeconomics, industrial organization, and econometrics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Dr. Song has published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Rand Journal of Economics, International Economic Review, Journal of Business and Economics Statistics, and International Journal of Industrial Organization on a number of antitrust topics, including a method of quantifying the benefit of innovation, the economic analysis of research joint venture, assessing post-merger outcomes, and the role of advertising in two-sided markets.


PhD, Economics, Harvard University

MA, Economics, Harvard University

BA, Economics, Seoul National University


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