Selected Research and Writings of Aviv Nevo


The authors discuss Aviv Nevo’s research on contemporary merger review, as well as his writings on antitrust policy and regulation.

A leading authority in the antitrust and competition field, Professor Nevo has made important contributions to contemporary merger review and antitrust practice. This article discusses these contributions as well as his writings on antitrust policy and regulation, and provides a summary of his selected academic research.

In December 2022, the Federal Trade Commission named Aviv Nevo as the new FTC Bureau of Economics Director, filling a position left vacant since February. Professor Nevo’s appointment was unanimously approved by the FTC commissioners.

Professor Nevo will maintain his tenured position as the George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor in the Wharton School of Business and Department of Economics at the University of Pennsylvania. Professor Nevo previously held tenured positions at the University of California, Berkeley, and Northwestern University; served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis at the U.S. Department of Justice Antitrust Division from 2013 to 2014; and has testified as an economic expert on numerous matters.

Selected Research and Writings of Aviv Nevo


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