Big Tech and Antitrust
Joshua D. Wright is an American economist and lawyer who served as a commissioner of the U.S. Federal Trade Commission from 2013 to 2015. He has been a Professor of Law at George Mason University's Antonin Scalia Law School, and is the Executive Director of its Global Antitrust Institute.
Professor Wright is a leading scholar in the fields of antitrust law, law and economics, and consumer protection, and was described in National Review to be ""widely considered his generation's greatest mind on antitrust law."" He has published more than 100 articles and book chapters, co-authored a leading casebook, and edited several book volumes in these fields.
Wright has served as co-editor of the Supreme Court Economic Review and senior editor of the Antitrust Law Journal, and in 2014 received the Paul M. Bator Award.
Fiona M. Scott Morton is the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management. Professor Scott Morton holds courtesy appointments at the rank of Professor from the Institution for Social and Policy Studies, Law (Adjunct), Public Health (Health Policy), and Economics (FAS).
Her area of academic research is empirical industrial organization, with a focus on empirical studies of competition in areas such as pricing, entry, and product differentiation. Her published articles range widely across industries, from magazines, to shipping, to pharmaceuticals, to internet retailing, and are published in leading economics journals.
From 2011-12, Professor Scott Morton served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economics at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she helped enforce the nation’s antitrust laws.