Author: Jenny Ryan

Leading Antitrust Expert Vanessa Yanhua Zhang Joins Compass Lexecon

Compass Lexecon is pleased to announce that leading antitrust expert, Dr. Vanessa Yanhua Zhang, has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President in our New York office. Dr. Zhang joins us from The Brattle Group where she led their Asia antitrust & competition practice. She specializes in applying economic analysis to competition, industrial organization, and … Continued

The Effects of Pressure and Self-Assurance Nudges on Product Purchases and Returns in Online Retailing: Evidence from a Randomized Field Experiment

Senior Consultant, Anindya Ghose, co-authored a paper published in the Journal of Marketing Research that explores the economic effects of two categories of nudges—self-assurance- and pressure-based interventions—on consumers’ purchase and return behaviors. In this paper, Ghose and his co-authors use return-adjusted net sales as performance measures and find that self-assurance-based nudges are as effective in … Continued

Top Antitrust Expert Dr. Loren Smith Rejoins Compass Lexecon

The Compass Lexecon team is excited to announce that one of the leading antitrust experts in the U.S., Dr. Loren Smith, has returned to the firm as an Executive Vice President in our Washington, DC office. Dr. Smith rejoins us from The Brattle Group, where he held the role of Practice Leader for Antitrust and … Continued

Leading Antitrust Expert Dr. Lona Fowdur Joins Compass Lexecon 

Compass Lexecon is thrilled to announce that leading antitrust expert, Dr. Lona Fowdur, has joined the firm as an Executive Vice President in our Washington, DC office. Dr. Fowdur joins us from Secretariat Economists where she held the role of Managing Director. She is an outstanding antitrust economist, with significant testifying experience, a growing set … Continued

Mark Israel Wins Global Competition Review’s Economist of the Year Award

On March 28, 2023, Global Competition Review (“GCR”) awarded Dr. Mark Israel, Senior Managing Director and Member of Compass Lexecon’s Global Executive Committee, Economist of the Year for 2023. Dr. Israel was cited for his recent testimony on behalf of Google in cases challenging the company’s alleged anticompetitive behavior in the search engine and search … Continued

Applied Valuation: A Pragmatic Approach

Executive Vice President Clifford Ang published a book entitled, Applied Valuation: A Pragmatic Approach which explores the how and why of valuations. The book offers pragmatic solutions that are in line with valuation principles and explains the implications of certain approaches and rules of thumb that are commonly used in practice. Through in-depth case studies … Continued