Claire Xie

Senior Consultant

NERA Economic Consulting

Dr. Claire Chunying Xie is a Senior Consultant in NERA’s Antitrust, Intellectual Property, and Life Science Practices, where she conducts economic analysis in the areas of antitrust, intellectual property, and commercial damages. In antitrust matters, Dr. Xie has evaluated the competitive effects of mergers and acquisitions, and has analyzed antitrust claims and damages in cases involving alleged monopolization and price fixing behavior.  Her project experience in antitrust matters spans a wide variety of industries  including agriculture, data management, finance, fuel retailing, pharmaceuticals, and telecommunications.  In the area of intellectual property, Dr. Xie has calculated lost profit and reasonable royalty damages in cases involving patent infringement and breach of contract allegations in industries such as apparel, credit cards, and pharmaceuticals. Dr. Xie received her PhD and MA in economics from the University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, where she also taught microeconomics, macroeconomics, money and banking, and Chinese economy. She received her BA in economics and mathematics, summa cum laude, from Agnes Scott College.