Biography

Professor of Economics

Fiona M. Scott Morton is the Theodore Nierenberg Professor of Economics at the Yale University School of Management where she has been on the faculty since 1999.  Her area of academic research is industrial organization, with a focus on empirical studies of competition.  Her published articles range widely across industries from magazines, to shipping, to pharmaceuticals to internet retailing, and is published in leading economics and legal journals.  The focus of her current research is competition in healthcare markets and the economics of antitrust.   From 2011-12 Professor Scott Morton served as the Deputy Assistant Attorney General for Economic Analysis (Chief Economist) at the Antitrust Division of the U.S. Department of Justice, where she helped enforce the nation’s antitrust laws.  At Yale SOM she teaches courses in the area of competitive strategy and antitrust economics.  She served as Associate Dean from 2007-10 and won the School’s teaching award in 2007 and 2016.  Professor Scott Morton has a BA from Yale and a PhD from MIT, both in Economics.  She is a frequent speaker at seminars and conferences across the United States and Europe.