John P. Bigelow is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in New York. Prior to joining Compass Lexecon, he was a Senior Economist with the Princeton Economics Group. Dr. Bigelow has experience analyzing antitrust matters involving allegations of price-fixing, monopolization, price discrimination, and the competitive effect of proposed business combinations. He has also worked on intellectual property matters, analyzing lost profit from alleged violation of a licensing agreement, estimating damages from alleged copyright infringement, and measuring usage of copyrighted content for the purpose of setting fair and reasonable royalties. Dr. Bigelow has served as an expert witness on reasonable performance rights fees, on damages from price fixing and on class certification.
John Bigelow received his B.A. in Economics summa cum laude from Tufts University where he was elected to Phi Beta Kappa. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Pennsylvania in 1981. As a graduate student he received the William Polk Carey Prize in Economics, an Irwin Foundation Fellowship, and the Lawrence Robbins Prize in Economics.
Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Bigelow taught graduate and undergraduate economics at several universities including Yale University where he was Assistant Professor of Economics for five years. He has published articles on economic theory in various journals including the International Economic Review and the Journal of Economic Theory. He has taught courses in Economic Principles, Intermediate Price Theory, The Economics of Market Failure, Industrial Organization, and Mathematical Economics.