Edward C. Gallick is Director of the Division of Competition Analysis in the Office of Economic Policy at the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission (FERC). The Division is responsible for providing expert economic analysis in litigated and nonlitigated cases in the natural gas pipeline, oil pipeline, and electric utility industries. Dr. Gallick is the first Director of the Division which began as an experiment in 1988.
Dr. Gallick has eighteen years experience in developing and managing complex analyses of market power, antitrust, and competition issues in unregulated and regulated industries. He has conducted numerous competition analyses of market-based rates and mergers in the natural gas pipeline, crude oil pipeline, and electricity industries; he has developed litigation strategy and expert economic testimony; and he has managed an interdisciplinary staff of economists, operations research and financial analysts, accountants, and attorneys.
Prior to joining the FERC in 1988, Dr. Gallick was a senior economist in the Division of Industry Analysis and a Deputy Assistant Director in the Division of Economic Evidence of the Federal Trade Commission. Dr. Gallick has also served as an independent economic consultant.
Dr. Gallick earned his PhD degree in economics from UCLA in 1984. He has written a book on the efficiency of exclusive dealing arrangements and has written articles and presented papers on a wide variety of market power issues.