Dr. Zhijun Chen is an Associate Professor of Economics at Monash University. He obtained a PhD in economics from Toulouse School of Economics in 2006. His main research fields are Industrial Organization and Competition Policy and his research interests include vertical restraints, exclusive dealing, retail competition, and mergers. His current research is focused on data-driven mergers and their impact on competition and consumer welfare. Dr. Chen's research papers are published in the top journal American Economic Review and other leading economics journals including Rand Journal of Economics, American Economics Journal: Microeconomics, and Journal of Law and Economics, and Management Science.