Aaron Edlin

Aaron Edlin Predicts Increase in Government’s Merger Reviews

San Francisco Daily Journal, March 4, 2009 by Amelia Hansen
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Aaron Edlin … explained that once a plan for a proposed merger has been filed with the authorities—technically the “first request” for information—the government can make a second request for more details on the deal…. “There will definitely be more situations when you didn’t see a second request before,” Edlin said. “And there will be more mergers that don’t go through.”

Aaron Edlin Applauds Obama’s Selection of Christina Romer

San Francisco Chronicle, Nov. 25, 2008 by Tom Abate

“Christy Romer and Ben Bernanke are two of the world’s greatest experts on the Great Depression,” he said. Edlin, who spent two years on the staff of the Council of Economic Advisers in the Clinton administration, said Romer is an ideal pick to head this White House office charged with giving the president an unvarnished picture of the economy. “The CEA is traditionally the honest broker,” Edlin said.

Aaron Edlin Favors Mandating ‘Pay-As-You-Drive’ Insurance

Contra Costa Times, July 12, by John Simermanhttp://www.contracostatimes.com/ci_9863875?source=emailMost pay-as-you-drive consumers will drive less and save, meaning less revenue…. “Insurance companies have some limited incentive to adopt pay-as-you drive insurance—if they want to be a niche company and specialize in serving low mileage drivers,” Edlin said. “However, they don’t have nearly the incentive that they should have.”