We provide world-class consulting solutions, economic analysis, and expert testimony.

Coherent Economics is a boutique economic consulting firm offering effective solutions to our clients in complex litigation and regulatory disputes. We specialize in the application of economic theory to real-world conduct.  Led by Dr. Alan Frankel, an expert in issues arising at the intersection of law and economics, our team of experts, affiliates, and consultants is client-focused and innovative.


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Antitrust And Competition

Industrial organization is our founding practice area.  We have decades of consulting and testifying experience in antitrust disputes.

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Finance And Securities

We have a broad finance practice, with experience in matters ranging from securities litigation, to bankruptcy, to financial markets and institutions.

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Damages and litigation support

We routinely deliver expert opinions on damages, and provide informed analysis and support in mediation and settlement negotiations.

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We are a world leader in the economic analysis of payment systems.

Payment Systems

Coherent Economics is a world leader in the analysis of competition in payment systems and networks.  Dr. Alan Frankel has written and spoken extensively about payment system issues, and he has been involved in proceedings around the world relating to credit card and debit card markets.  Coherent Economics is assembling a publicly available database of publications and materials related to the economics of payment systems for reference and research.

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