Hal S. Sider

Executive Vice President


Hal Sider is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Chicago. His areas of expertise include applied microeconomics and econometrics, industrial organization, telecommunications and financial markets. Sider has testified as an expert witness before courts and in regulatory proceedings on matters relating to mergers, price fixing, exclusionary conduct, government regulation, damages, as well as discrimination in labor markets and in insurance markets.  He has consulted and directed large-scale studies on a wide variety of industries, including, among others, telecommunications, futures exchanges, railroads, sports leagues, toys, and newspapers. Sider has also directed a variety of economic studies of intellectual property issues. In addition, he has published articles in a variety of scholarly journals and books including, among others, The American Economic Review, The Journal of Labor Economics, The Review of Economics and Statistics, The Journal of Human Resources, Managerial and Decision Economics, and The Journal of Competition Law and Economics.

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    • PhD in Economics, University of Wisconsin
    • MA in Economics, University of Wisconsin
    • BA in Economics, University of Illinois

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