Testifying Experts Draw Lessons from Recent Healthcare Mergers


This Cornerstone Research expert forum featured several healthcare merger experts.

At this Cornerstone Research event, economic experts who have testified in recent healthcare litigation—including Aetna–Humana and hospital merger proceedings—discussed their firsthand experiences and the key lines of economic inquiry they see as a focus for future merger reviews in healthcare and other industries.


  • San Francisco

Dina Older Aguilar

Vice President

Gautam Gowrisankaran

Professor of Economics,
Columbia University;
Senior Advisor, Cornerstone Research

Aviv Nevo

George A. Weiss and Lydia Bravo Weiss University Professor,
Professor of Economics and Marketing,
The Wharton School and Department of Economics,
University of Pennsylvania;
Former Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis, Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice;
Senior Advisor, Cornerstone Research

Ariel Pakes

Thomas Professor of Economics,
Harvard University;
Senior Advisor, Cornerstone Research