Timothy Brennan

University of Maryland (Baltimore)

Timothy Brennan is a professor Emeritus in public policy and economics at the University of Maryland Baltimor County (UBMC), and a senior fellow with Resources for the Future (RFF). He has been at the UMBC faculty since 1990. Before coming to UMBC, he was an economist with the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice and taught in the telecommunications policy program at George Washington University. From 1996-97, he was a senior economist for the White House Council of Economic Advisers, and in 2003-05 served as a staff consultant to the U.S. Federal Trade Commission. During 2006, he held the T. D. MacDonald Chair in Industrial Economics at the Canadian Competition Bureau. He has advised on competition law internationally for authorities in countries including Australia, Costa Rica, Mexico, Russia, the Slovak Republic, Sweden, and Uzbekistan. Prof. Brennan’s research has addressed topics in antitrust, regulatory economics, copyright, electricity markets, telecommunications and media policy, environmental economics, and methods and ethics in public policy. His antitrust-related publications have looked at market definition, monopolization standards, vertical integration, per se rules, interconnection agreements, and applications to regulated sectors and the Microsoft case. His current research is focusing on energy efficiency policies, the role of cost-benefit analysis in climate policy, and standards for legality of exclusionary practices, particularly with regard to bundled rebates, in antitrust law.


Tim Brennan (UMBC)
Timothy Brennan 31 mai 2019 New York


397 Bulletin

Timothy Brennan The US Supreme Court holds that the US Postal Service is not a "person" under the antitrust laws, further limiting the role of antitrust in public and regulated industries (USPS / Flamingo)


USPS v. Flamingo Industries* In 2004, the US Supreme Court issued a decision in an antitrust case brought by Flamingo Industries against the United States Postal Service (USPS). Flamingo manufactured the sacks used by postal workers to hold the non-parcel mail that they carry and deliver to (...)

1219 Revue

Timothy Brennan Constructing a conventional antitrust case against Google


Les services des entreprises big-tech telles que Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix et Google (FAANG) étant gratuits, beaucoup estiment que nous avons besoin d’une base autre que la norme de “bien-être du consommateur” en droit de la concurrence. Au moins en ce qui concerne Google, ce conflit est (...)

Envoyer un message