Francisco Franchetti is a Senior Economist at Compass Lexecon, based in Madrid.
Francisco’s work involves the application of economic analysis based on specialized econometric techniques to antitrust and competition policy cases. He has collaborated with prominent academics who specialize in empirical Industrial Organization, including Professor Ariel Pakes, and Professor Frank Verboven.
During his years in consultancy, Francisco’s work has focused on cases related to mergers, price fixing, false advertisement, and general damages. He has experience working in the media and telecommunications, health services, and food manufacturing sectors. Currently, he is working on merger control and damages cases, applying simulation techniques within the discrete choice modelling framework.
Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, Francisco worked in the U.S. economic consulting market. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from The University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he specialized in the fields of industrial organization, computational economics, and theory.