Macartney, Gareth

Gareth Macartney


University College LondonPh.D. Economics

University of London, Royal Holloway CollegeM.Sc. Economics (Distinction)

Oxford University, Exeter CollegeB.A. Physics (Honors)


Antitrust and Competition
Class Certification
Intellectual Property
Natural Resources & Environment
Complex Damages

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Dr. Gareth Macartney is a Partner, Senior Economist and Director of Competition Analytics at OnPoint. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from University College London. In the course of his studies he was awarded the W.M. Gorman scholarship and the Advanced Institute of Management scholarship. During his Ph.D. program he worked at London’s leading economic research institute, the Institute for Fiscal Studies. He has taught economics classes at University College London and has lectured on competition at the University of Cambridge and Oxford University. He has presented his research at the European Policy on Intellectual Property Conference, the European Economics Association Congress, the Royal Economic Society Conference and the London School of Economics. His research on the effects of competition on employment has been published in The Economic Journal, and his research on the effects of employment protection regulation on innovation has been published in The Review of Economics and Statistics. He received a 2015 Antitrust Writing Award for his work on “Antitrust Proceedings – Then and Now,” an article about the evolving standards for economic analysis in class certification that was published in Research in Law and Economics. Dr. Macartney’s article “Economic Principles for Class Certification Analysis in Antitrust Cases” appeared in the Spring 2016 issue of Antitrust Magazine. He has also refereed academic articles for The Economics of TransitionOxford Economic Papers and Fiscal Studies.

Dr. Macartney’s expert witness engagements focus on anti-competitive behavior, complex damages, class certification, intellectual property, and breach of franchise agreements. Dr. Macartney has analyzed a wide array of industrial sectors including rail freight, ready-mixed concrete, dairy, fertilizers, pharmaceuticals, mining, petrochemicals, real estate, fashion, food and agriculture.