2019 Who’s Who Legal: Competition–Thought Leaders


Cornerstone Research affiliated expert recognised among the world’s foremost competition economists.

London—Professor John Asker was recognised for ‘vast expertise and experience advising on some of the world’s most significant and cutting-edge legal matters … [and] ability to innovate, inspire, and go above and beyond to deliver for clients.’

As part of this honour, Who’s Who Legal interviewed the practitioners who obtained the most nominations from peers, corporate counsel and other market sources. Read the interview here.

John Asker is an expert in antitrust and competition economics. He has testified as an expert witness and served as an economic consultant to several government agencies. Professor Asker has written on the impacts of market power, vertical market structure, and cartels, from both theoretical and empirical perspectives. His research includes studies of financial markets, commodities, transportation and consumer goods.

John Asker

Armen A. Alchian Chair in Economic Theory and Professor of Economics,
University of California, Los Angeles;
Senior Advisor, Cornerstone Research


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