Dr Elisa Mariscal Medina has worked in competition matters for almost 20 years. She is managing director with Global Economics Group, a firm specialising in economic analysis of legal, regulatory and policy matters throughout the world. She is an Economics and Law Adjunct Professor at CIDE (Centro de Investigación y Docencia Económicas), and an associated fellow of its Interdisciplinary Program in Competition and Regulation (PIRCE). She is currently serving her second year as a member of the Federal Telecommunications Regulator’s (IFT) advisory council.
She has been Editor-in-Chief of Competition Policy International (CPI) since 2013, which publishes a bi-annual academic journal, bi-monthly magazine, and a daily newsletter, covering antitrust and competition policy issues around the world.
Prior to this, Dr Mariscal headed the General Directorate for Unilateral Conduct Investigations at the Federal Competition Commission (CFC) of Mexico. In this role, she led one of the largest unilateral conduct investigations for the CFC into exclusive dealings and fidelity rebates programs. During her seven-year tenure at the CFC, she was advisor to the Chairman, Deputy General Director of Economic Studies and Deputy General Director of International Affairs.
Before working with the Mexican competition agency, Dr Mariscal was an economic consultant at Cornerstone Research and LECG, where she worked in in antitrust, regulation and intellectual property issues in the US, Canada and Latin America,
Dr Mariscal received her bachelors degree with honours from ITAM (Instituto Tecno lógico Autónomo de México), and a PhD. and MA in economics from the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA). She is the author of a number of papers and studies.
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