Francisco Espinosa is a Senior associate at Positive Competition. He works on horizontal and vertical mergers and vertical restraints. He holds a PhD in Economics from New York University.
Francisco joined Positive Competition as an Associate in 2021. Since then, he has been applying microeconomics and computational methods to merger and antitrust cases.
Prior to joining PC, Francisco worked at the Harris School of Public Policy, University of Chicago, where he conducted research in pure and applied microeconomic theory and taught graduate courses in microeconomics (PhD-level) and international trade and international trade policy (Master’s-level). He also worked as an external consultant in matters related to breach of contract and damages.
From 2016 to 2018, Francisco served as a government official in various positions in the Government of Argentina. As a Commissioner of the Argentine Foreign Trade Commission, he participated in more than 60 anti-dumping investigations and developed methodologies for the analysis and calculation of anti-dumping duties.
Francisco holds a PhD in Economics from New York University and a Master’s Degree in Economics from Universidad Torcuato Di Tella, Argentina.
Francisco enjoys having coffee and long conversations with his wife and playing, dancing and singing with his two daughters.