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CompLaw: Summer School
Monday 5 - Friday 9 August 2024
Downing CollegeCambridge, UK

Samuel Marden
Competition Economist at Charles River Associates


Sam Marden is a Director in Charles River Associates’ European Competition Practice. He specialises in the application of econometric techniques to competition assessments and damages. His work covers mergers (including Sainsbury’s/Asda, PayPal/iZettle, Amazon/iRobot, Uber/Grab, Uber/Careem, Uber/Autocab); abuse of dominance (including working for Amazon in the Buy Box and third-party data cases and Apple in the Spotify case, as well as ongoing class-actions against Google and Meta); damages litigation (including work for Visa in relation to interchange fees, for Safran in relation to high voltage cables, and for Samsung SDI in relation to batteries); and market investigations (most recently around Road Fuels).

Prior to joining CRA he was an academic at the University of Sussex. Sam holds a PhD in Economics from the London School of Economics, where he was a departmental fellow in the Department of Economics and a Royal Economic Society Junior Fellow.

Agenda Sessions

  • Economic Analysis in Private Enforcement of Competition Law