Compass Lexecon is pleased to announce that Professor Matthew Gentzkow has joined the firm as a Senior Consultant. Professor Gentzkow is one of the world’s leading economists specializing in industrial organization and applied microeconomics, which was recognized when he received the 2014 John Bates Clark Medal, given by the American Economic Association (AEA) to the economist under the age of 40 who has made the most significant contribution to economic thought and knowledge. His research focuses on the media and technology sectors, as well as retail and healthcare industries. Professor Gentzkow has presented to U.S. regulatory agencies, including the Department of Justice, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Federal Communications Commission. He is a senior fellow at the Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research and serves as an associate editor of The RAND Journal of Economics. He is a research associate at the National Bureau of Economic Research (NBER) and a member of its Industrial Organization Program steering committee.
Jonathan Orszag, Compass Lexecon Senior Managing Director stated, “Matthew is one of the best competition economists in the world and his affiliation with Compass Lexecon further strengthens the range of leading experts that are part of our team.”
Professor Gentzkow added, “I am thrilled to affiliate with Compass Lexecon and look forward to working with its incredible team of experts and staff.”