Eileen Reed is a consulting economist specializing in applied microeconomics and financial analysis of antitrust, health care, regulatory, and general business issues. Working in both Brussels and the US, she has extensive experience in managing complex projects, litigation, and merger reviews from their inception to completion.
At the Federal Trade Commission, she conducted analyses of the energy industry contributing to several publications concerning oil industry mergers and pipeline ownership issues. She also participated in pre-merger reviews and merger investigations. She has designed research and analytical approaches, undertaken budgeting, monitored progress and prepared testimony and affidavits on economic and public policy issues. More recently, Ms. Reed has helped European clients participate and expand in US and European markets and has advised in the area of merger and antitrust policy and compliance.
Experience in the Health Care Sector Industries has included merger reviews and market studies in pharmaceuticals; hospital and physician services; and insurance and health care financing. In addition, she has contributed articles to several health care newsletter publications on various health care antitrust subjects.
M.A., Economics, Georgetown University, 1982
B.A., Economics, College of William and Mary, 1976
Areas of expertise
Recent news, presentations, and publications
Eileen Reed, “The Price of Competition” Competition & Antitrust Review 2007, Euromoney Yearbooks, Euromoney Institutional Investor PLC, England.
Eileen Reed, “Use and Abuse of Regression Analysis in Determining Damages in Antitrust” Presented at the University of Amsterdam ACLE workshop on Forensic Economics in Competition Law Enforcement, March 17, 2006.
Susan Henley Manning, Gauri Prakash-Canjels, and Eileen Reed, “Economic Issues in Antitrust—2004-2005” Global Competition Review’s Antitrust Review of the Americas 2006, September 2005.
Eileen C. Reed and Susan H. Manning. “Multijurisdictional Merger Control: relevant economic evidence,” Global Competition Review’s The 2005 Handbook of Competition Economists, (Jun, 2005).
Co-author, “Predatory Pricing” G. Goeteyn, S. Mavroghenis, M. Piergiovanni, E. Reed and D. Ridyard in GCLC Research Papers on Article 82 EC, Global Competition Law Centre, College of Europe, Bruges, July 2005.
Nils von Hinten-Reed, Susan Henley Manning, James C. Miller and Eileen Reed, “The Use of Economics in Merger Control Analysis.” Global Counsel Handbooks (2003/2004).
W.F. Shughart, R.D. Tollison, E.C. Reed, “Breakfast at the Federal Trade Commission,” In Economic Inputs, Legal Outputs, The Roles of Economists in Modern Antitrust, edited by Fred S. McChesney, John (Wiley & Sons, 1998).
E.C. Reed, “Conducting an Antitrust Audit: a Vital Step for Hospitals Planning for the Future,” in Health Care Competition Week, Vol. 10, No. 1, January 1993.