Oliver M. Richard

US Government Accountability Office (Washington)
Director

Oliver M. Richard, PhD, is the Director of the Center for Economics at the U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) and a member of the Senior Executive Service of the U.S. federal government. He oversees staff who contribute economics expertise to GAO’s public administration teams on reports and testimonies to the U.S. Congress and the Comptroller General of the United States. Dr. Richard served previously as Assistant Chief at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice. He directed economics staff on all facets of their work on antitrust enforcement and competition policy matters in regulated and unregulated industries, including the airline industry. Prior to joining the Antitrust Division, Dr. Richard was a tenure track faculty member at the Simon School of Business at the University of Rochester, NY. His scholarly research has been published in prominent peer-reviewed academic and law journals, and he has earned numerous awards for teaching excellence. Dr. Richard has a PhD in Managerial Economics and Decision Sciences from Northwestern University and a BA from Swarthmore College.

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