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Lynne Pepall is Professor of Economics at Tufts University in Medford Massachusetts and is the current chair of the Department of Community Health. Professor Pepall received her undergraduate degree in mathematics and economics from Trinity College, University of Toronto, and her PhD. in economics from the University of Cambridge in England.

Professor Pepall has written numerous papers in microeconomics and in industrial organization, appearing in The Journal of Finance, The Journal of Industrial Economics, Review of Industrial Organization, International Journal of Industrial Organization, Journal of Economics and Management Strategy, Economic Journal, Economica, and the American Journal of Agricultural Economics. She has taught industrial organization and economics of advertising, with enthusiasm, at both the graduate and undergraduate levels, and is the co-author of a leading undergraduate textbook in industrial organization, Industrial Organization: Contemporary Theory and Empirical Applications, published by Wiley, and is currently completing a book on Advertising and the Market: An Economics Perspective.

From 2007-2013 Professor Pepall served as Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts University. She was a Visiting Economist in the Economic Analysis Group of the Antitrust Division, U.S. Department of Justice in 2013-2014. She lives in Newton, Massachusetts with her husband, and a lively golden retriever, called Nelson.