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Armando E. Rodriguez, Ph.D.

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Associate Dean
Economics

Dr. Rodriguez is an Associate Professor in the Department of Economics at the University of New Haven, a former senior manager with both KPMG's, Economic Consulting Services and PricewaterhouseCoopers' Financial Advisory Services.

Dr. Rodriguez is also a former US Federal Trade Commission economist. FTC responsibilities entailed planning and conducting investigations in conjunction with FTC staff attorneys; providing advice and support to foreign agencies.  Assignments included merger reviews, investigations of horizontal restraints, and vertical restraints across a wide variety of industries.

Dr. A.E. Rodriguez specializes in domestic and international competition policy. He has provided professional assessments of the competitive impact of mergers and other antitrust allegations on competition both in U.S. and foreign venues. He has conducted economic, financial, and statistical analysis in support of litigation and has served as an economic expert witness in various proceedings.

He has taught at the University of St. Thomas in Houston, The Monterey Institute of International Studies in Monterey, CA, and at the University of Texas at Austin. He has taught courses in Behavioral Economics, Decision-Making Under Uncertainty, Quantitative Methods and Microeconomics. Dr. Rodriguez has published numerous articles in refereed journals, law reviews and periodicals and has lectured widely on competition policy and international trade; he is the co-author of The Limits of Competition (Kluwer, 2010).

Education:

B.S. Chemical Engineering – University of Texas
Ph.D. Economics - University of Texas