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I am an economist at the Federal Trade Commission, where I evaluate mergers and acquisitions.  My work has concentrated on health care (hospitals, insurers, pharmaceuticals, medical devices), retail (supermarkets, office supplies), consumer products, and online platforms (fantasy sports).

Research/teaching interests: Labor economics, economics of education, applied econometrics

Education
Ph.D., Economics, University of California, San Diego, 2013 
A.B. (with honors), Economics, University of Chicago, 2005

Contact information:

Office address:
600 Pennsylvania Ave, NW
Washington, DC 20580

E-mail: jmcadams@ftc.gov