Aren Megerdichian is a Senior Vice President at Compass Lexecon. He conducts economic analyses on behalf of clients on a wide range of matters involving litigation and regulatory investigations. Dr. Megerdichian has applied his expertise in econometrics and forecasting, demand estimation, oligopoly pricing models, and competition policy to numerous cases involving mergers, regulatory proceedings, price fixing, and damages. His work has been incorporated into expert reports for state and federal cases, as well as white papers and presentations to regulatory agencies. Dr. Megerdichian has presented work on the potential competitive effects of various mergers to the FTC.  Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Dr. Megerdichian was an Associate Lecturer with the College of Business at San Diego State University and Teaching Associate and Lecturer with the Department of Economics at the University of California, San Diego. He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.