Tag: Economics

Investment and Patent Licensing in the Value Chain

Senior Consultant, Damien Neven, co-authored an article for the Journal of Competition Law & Economics alongside academic affiliate, Gerard Llobet, exploring the effects of investment and patent licensing in the value chain. Abstract At which stage in the production chain should patent licensing take place? In this paper we show that under realistic circumstances a patent holder would … Continued

Compass Lexecon Leads Chambers Litigation Support Economic Analysts Global Ranking

For the fifth year, Compass Lexecon has been ranked by Chambers & Partners as a leading ‘Band 1’ firm in the Litigation Support Guide 2023 – Global-wide Economic Analysts. Research conducted independently by Chambers identified Compass Lexecon as “being a standout market participant in the fields of antitrust matters, competition and arbitration.” One respondent stated: “No one … Continued

GCR The Guide to Life Sciences: An Economist’s Perspective on Exploitative Abuse of Dominant Position and Excluding Competitors

Expert economists Valerie Meunier, Rameet Sangha and David Sevy authored a chapter for Global Competition Review’s second edition of The Guide to Life Sciences. Introduction This chapter addresses the following competition issues, from an economist’s perspective, as they relate to the pharmaceutical industry: Read the full chapter here This article was originally published by GCR here. … Continued

Data-Driven Envelopment with Privacy-Policy Tying

Senior Managing Director, Jorge Padilla, co-authored an article for the Economic Journal alongside academic affiliate, Daniele Condorelli, presenting a theory of monopoly protection by means of entry in adjacent markets that have a common customer base.

Recommender Systems and Supplier Competition on Platforms

Vice President, Peter Ormosi, co-authored a paper alongside Amelia Fletcher and Rahul Savani, discussing how the recommender systems systemic biases might be expected to worsen end-user choices and harm competition between suppliers on digital platforms. Abstract Digital platforms can offer a multiplicity of items in one place. This should, in principle, lower end-users’ search costs … Continued

Leading Academic James Dow Joins Compass Lexecon as Senior Consultant

Compass Lexecon is delighted to welcome leading academic James Dow as a Senior Consultant in our London office. Dr. Dow brings more than 20 years’ experience as a quantum expert to the firm’s European Corporate Finance and International Arbitration practices. His deep of knowledge of academic research and experience working with arbitrators on research processes … Continued

Perceived Fairness and Consequences of Affirmative Action Policies

Economist Chi Trieu co-authored a paper for The Economic Journal, alongside Hannah Schildberg-Hörisch, Marco A. Schwarz and Jana Willrodt, examining the outcomes of affirmative action policies and their links to perceived fairness. In this paper, the authors provide evidence from a laboratory experiment that implements several affirmative action policies in the form of quota rules … Continued