Coherent Economics was founded in 2008 by Dr. Alan Frankel.


Our mission is to provide clear, compelling economic analysis of critical issues for our clients.

Core Values

Tell a Coherent Economic Story

  • We take complex ideas and make them understandable
  • We create excellent work product

Evaluate All Ideas Honestly and Respectfully

  • We maintain intellectual honesty in all of our analysis
  • We serve our clients and experts by prioritizing the long view

Be Extremely Reliable

  • We set high expectations and we exceed them
  • We deliver timely, accurate, and insightful analysis

Contribute to Each Other's Success

  • We are passionate about learning
  • We work as an integrated team internally and with our clients
  • We each take ownership of the final work product


We have been retained to consult, offer expert opinions, and testify by some of the largest law firms in the U.S. and Europe, as well as by boutique litigation specialists. We have been retained on behalf of individuals, multinational corporations, trade groups, U.S. government agencies, and governments abroad.  To learn more about select prior engagements, please visit our practice areas.