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Professor McFadden is the Presidential Professor of Health Economics at the University of Southern California, where he has joint appointments at the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy and the Department of Economics at USC Dornsife College. He is also the E. Morris Cox Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of California at Berkeley.

Previously, he was the James R. Killian Professor of Economics at MIT, the Irving Fisher Research Professor at Yale University, and the Fairchild Distinguished Scholar at the California Institute of Technology.

Professor McFadden was awarded the 2000 Nobel Prize in Economics for his work developing methods and theory used in analyzing how consumers and households make choices from sets of discrete alternatives. His work is now a standard tool in analyzing consumer behavior in a wide variety of markets and it is used to determine how people choose and purchase one brand of product over others. His work is also commonly used in making public policy and regulatory decisions.

Professor McFadden has received numerous other awards, including the John Bates Clark Medal given every two years to the American economist under the age of forty who has made the most outstanding contribution to the field of economic science. He is also the recipient of the Frisch Medal from the Econometric Society and the Nemmers Prize in Economics from Northwestern University.

Professor McFadden’s teaching areas included economic theory, econometrics, and statistics at the graduate level. He has published seven books and more than 100 professional papers.

The Role Of Conjoint Surveys In Reasonable Royalty Cases
October 16, 2013
Published in Law360
The Costs of the ITC Downstream Exclusion Order to the U.S. Economy - Technical Appendix
July 10, 2007
Daniel L. McFadden and Glenn A. Woroch
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
The Costs of the ITC Downstream Exclusion Order to the U.S. Economy
July 10, 2007
Daniel L. McFadden and Glenn A. Woroch
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Daniel L. McFadden, Kenneth T. Wise, Susan Guthrie, and Paul Liu
In Econometrics: Legal, Practical, and Technical Issues, published by the ABA Section of Antitrust Law
Structural Simulation of Facility Sharing: Unbundling Policies and Investment Strategy in Local Exchange Markets
July 15, 2005
William P. Zarakas, Glenn A. Woroch, Lisa V. Wood, Daniel L. McFadden, Nauman Ilias, and Paul C. Liu
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc. and the University of California, Berkeley
The Misuse of Econometrics in Estimating Damages
December 2003
Daniel L. McFadden, Kenneth T. Wise, Susan J. Guthrie, and Paul C. Liu
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Estimating Natural Resource Damages with and without Contingent Valuation
Daniel L. McFadden, Kenneth T. Wise, and Susan J. Guthrie
Presented at The 88th Annual Meeting of the Air and Waste Management Association
News & Events
September 13, 2017
The Brattle Group to Lead Antitrust Economics Workshop Panels During Fordham Law Annual Conference

The Brattle Group is pleased to participate in the upcoming Fordham School of Law Annual Conference on International Antitrust Law and Policy Pre-Conference Antitrust Economics Workshop, taking place September 13, 2017 from 9:00 am - 4:30 pm.

December 21, 2016
Brattle Helps US Airways Secure Antitrust Jury Trial Win

In the recently concluded jury trial US Airways Inc. v. Sabre Holdings Corp. et al, The Brattle Group assisted attorneys from O’Melveny & Myers to secure a favorable verdict on behalf of US Airways.

March 21, 2016
Brattle Principals Recognized as Leading Competition Economists in Global Competition Review’s Who’s Who Legal Economists Analysis

Three Brattle Principals have been recognized as leading competition economists by Global Competition Review’s “Who’s Who Legal Competition 2016: Economists Analysis.”

October 15, 2015
Daniel McFadden to Present at Natural Resources Symposium

Brattle principal Daniel McFadden will present at the Ad-Hoc Industry National Resource Management Group’s 2015 Natural Resources Symposium, taking place October 14-15, 2015 in Washington, DC.

May 14, 2015
Daubert Motion Granted Based on Testimony of Brattle Principal Daniel McFadden

Relying on testimony by Brattle principal Professor Daniel McFadden, New York Federal District Judge Shira Scheindlin recently granted in part a Daubert motion to exclude the class certification testimony of Plaintiffs’ expert in an antitrust class action against the MLB and NHL professional sports leagues. As a result of this decision, class certification with respect to past damages was denied.