Fredrick Flyer is an Executive Vice President at Compass Lexecon and is based in Chicago. His writings and testimony have been on microeconomic analysis, with a focus on the economics of antitrust, industrial organization, labor, applied econometrics, damage analysis, and intellectual property. He has testified in both state and federal court proceedings, and has presented his research at various government regulatory agencies including the Federal Trade Commission and the Department of Justice. His work includes analyses of relevant market definition, gain in market power, and ability to price discriminate, predatory pricing, and leveraging of trademarks. He has conducted studies in the tobacco, health care, high technology, and consumer retail products industries. Prior to joining Compass Lexecon (formerly Lexecon) in 1999, Flyer was on the economics faculty at New York University’s Stern School of Business, and served as a visiting professor in economics at Northwestern University and a lecturer at the University of Chicago.
Flyer has a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago and an M.S. in Labor and Industrial Relations from the University of Illinois. He is the recipient of numerous fellowships, grants, and honors, and has published papers on microeconomic theory, applied econometrics, labor, and industrial organization in leading scholarly journals. Flyer has also presented his work at many of the top universities and research organizations around the world and acts as a referee for many leading academic journals.