Prof. Dennis W. Carlton is the David McDaniel Keller Professor of Economics at the Booth School of Business at the University of Chicago where he teaches in the Business School, Law School and Economics Department. He has published more than 100 articles and two books, including one of the leading textbooks in industrial organization.
Carlton has won several awards including being named the 2014 Distinguished Fellow of the Industrial Organization Society. He serves on several editorial boards including The Journal of Law and Economics .Carlton served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General in the Antitrust Division of the Department of Justice. He also served as the sole economist on the U.S. Antitrust Modernization Commission. He is associated with the economic consulting firm Compass Lexecon. He has served as an expert in numerous foreign and domestic antitrust cases.
Carlton earned his PhD in Economics in 1975 from MIT, his MS in Operations Research from MIT in 1974, and his AB (summa cum laude) in 1972 from Harvard College.