Dr. von Wartburg Named Chief Economist of Competition Bureau

Competition Bureau Canada

The Competition Bureau is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Markus von Wartburg as its new Chief Economist.

Dr. von Wartburg will act as the Bureau’s Chief Economist for a one-year term starting on April 3, 2023, providing advice on economic matters relating to the Bureau’s investigations, litigation, advocacy work, as well as competition policy matters.

Dr. von Wartburg is Vice President of Analysis Group in Montreal, where he has served in several positions since 2008. He specializes in applying econometric methods and microeconomic theory to complex issues in competition, media and telecommunications, finance, commercial litigation and intellectual property.

Dr. von Wartburg holds a PhD in Economics from the Vancouver School of Economics at the University of British Columbia, and an M.A. in Economics from the University of Toronto.

Dr. von Wartburg joins the Bureau via the Government of Canada’s Interchange Program.

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