José Azar

José Azar is an Assistant Professor at the University of Navarra and Research Associate at IESE Business School, specializing in antitrust and corporate governance. His work studies the implications for competition of the rise of common ownership of companies by large and diversified asset managers. More recently, he has done research on labor market concentration and power. He is a Research Affiliate at the CEPR, a member of Economics for Inclusive Prosperity (EfIP), and has published at top-tier journals (Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Review of Financial Studies, etc.). He worked at Charles River Associates in the Antitrust and Competition Practice, received his PhD from Princeton University, and his BA from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella in Argentina.

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