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I am an economist at the Federal Trade Commission, where I evaluate mergers and acquisitions for competitive effects and efficiencies.  My work has concentrated on the health care (hospitals, insurers, pharmaceuticals, medical devices) and retail (supermarkets, office supplies) industries.

Research and 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