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Aparna Sengupta is a Manager in the Antitrust and Competition practice at Bates White. She is an expert in the empirical methods used in antitrust and competition analysis, including merger simulation, damages estimation, retrospective analysis, experiment design, and assessing reliability of analyses put forth by other experts. She has significant experience in mergers (horizontal and vertical), collusion, policy, and monopolization cases involving two-sided markets. Recently, she supported testifying experts in the Federal Trade Commission’s litigation over the proposed merger between Tronox and Cristal,  American Express Anti-Steering Rules Antitrust Litigation, and FTC’s litigation against dental distributors Benco, Patterson, and Schein.

Prior to joining Bates White, Dr. Sengupta was a teaching assistant at Boston University, where she taught econometrics and microeconomics at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. Her academic research has primarily focused on structural change in the spatial econometrics framework, machine learning techniques, and measuring network effects. Dr. Sengupta also has extensive experience in management consulting. She has published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Econometrics and Economic Modeling.


PhD, Economics, Boston University
MS, Quantitative Economics, Indian Statistical Institute, India
BS, Economics (Honors), St. Xavier’s College, India

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