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Alexander Elbittar

Alexander Elbittar is a distinguished applied game theorist and industrial organization economist known for his research in competition and regulation, particularly within telecommunications and other network industries. With a focus on analyzing mergers and addressing various forms of conduct allegations, Professor Elbittar brings extensive expertise in areas such as auctions, digital platforms, decision-making theories, and experimental economics. Having served as an expert witness in multiple jurisdictions across the United States and Central and South America, Professor Elbittar's insights have been sought by prestigious organizations like the World Bank, the Inter-American Development Bank, and the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). As a member of the Expert Advisory Group on Digital Economy at COFECE, Mexico's competition regulatory agency, Professor Elbittar has conducted critical analyses of merger cases and market studies in various sectors, including entertainment and agro-industry. With nearly two decades of teaching experience at CIDE, where he directs the Programa Interdisciplinario de Regulación y Competencia Económica (PIRCE), Professor Elbittar's presence adds immense value to any event focused on industrial organization, game theory, and economic competition.