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M.S., Ph.D., Economics, 2000, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

B.A., Economics, History, and Philosophy, 1993, Binghamton University

Econ One, Managing Director, 2022 – Present

U.S. Federal Trade Commission, Staff Economist, 2000 –2022

Office of FTC Commissioner Rohit Chopra, Part-Time Economic Adviser, 2018 – 2020

Council of Economic Advisers, Senior Economist, 2013-2014

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May 10, 2022

Meet our newest Managing Director: Dr. David J. Balan.

A recently launched enforcement-oriented private antitrust practice is the newest addition to Econ One. Dr. David J. Balan brings with him 20+ years of experience at the FTC. His practice has three central elements: traditional (pro-enforcement) economic consulting and expert services; serving as a private version of the FTC’s Bureau of Economics; and developing novel, progressive antitrust cases.

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