Gregory Crawford

Gregory Crawford


Gregory Crawford is a Professor of Economics at the University of Zurich and co-founder (with Cristina Caffarra) and Director of the Centre for Economic Policy Research (CEPR) Research and Policy Network on Competition Policy (CEPR Competition Policy RPN). From 2014-2020, Gregory was co-Program Director for the CEPR Industrial Organization program.

Gregory holds a BS in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania (1991) and a PhD in Economics from Stanford University (1998). Prior to joining the faculty at Zurich, he held academic positions in the UK and US at the University of Warwick, Duke University, and the University of Arizona. In 2007-2008, he was the Chief Economist at the Federal Communication Commission (FCC), the United States media and communications regulator.

He is an empirical economist specializing in the fields of industrial organization, antitrust/competition policy, and media economics and policy. His research interests include antitrust and regulation, digital platforms, media and communication markets, public service broadcasting, advertising, vertical integration and foreclosure, bargaining, text analysis, and empirical methods for analyzing these topics.

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