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Paroma Sanyal is a senior consultant at The Brattle Group with experience working on telecom, regulatory, and competition issues focusing on the wireless industry and spectrum related matters.

Prior to joining Brattle, she was the chief economist at the US Federal Communications Commission’s Wireless Bureau; before which, she was an assistant professor at Brandeis University’s International Business School in the Economics Department.

Economics at the FCC 2016-2017: Auction Designs for Spectrum Repurposing and Universal Service Subsidies
December 2017
Evan Kwerel, Paroma Sanyal, Katja Seim, Martha Stancill, and Patrick Sun
Published in Review of Industrial Organization
Economics at the FCC 2015-2016: Competition, Merger Review, and Spectrum Management
December 2016
O. Carare, E. Kiselev, W. Leighton, J. Levy, K. LoPiccalo, Paroma Sanyal, and T. Waldon
Published in Review of Industrial Organization
Product Market Competition and Upstream Innovation: Evidence from the U.S. Electricity Market Deregulation
March 2013
Paroma Sanyal and Suman Ghosh
Published in Review of Economics and Statistics
Regulatory Risk, Market Uncertainties, and Firm Financing Choices: Evidence from U.S. Electricity Market Restructuring
June 2011
Laarni Bulan and Paroma Sanyal
Published in The Quarterly Review of Economics and Finance
Incentivizing Managers to Build Innovative Firms
May 2011
Laarni Bulan and Paroma Sanyal
Published in Annals of Finance
Ownership, Competition, and Bank Productivity: An Analysis of Indian Banking in the Post-Reform Period
April 2011
Paroma Sanyal and Rashmi Shankar
Published in International Review of Economics & Finance
A Few Bad Apples: An Analysis of CEO Performance Pay and Firm Productivity
August 2010
Laarni Bulan, Paroma Sanyal, and Zhipeng Yan
Published in the Journal of Economics and Business
Powering Progress: Restructuring, Competition, and R&D in the U.S. Electric Utility Industry
Paroma Sanyal and Linda Cohen
Published in The Energy Journal
Labor Conflict and Foreign Investments: An Analysis of FDI in India
October 2007
Nidhiya Menon and Paroma Sanyal
Published in Review of Development Economics
The Effect of Deregulation on Environmental Research by Electric Utilities
June 2007
Published in the Journal of Regulatory Economics
Labor Disputes and the Economics of Firm Geography: A Study of Domestic Investment in India
July 2005
Paroma Sanyal and Nidhiya Menon
Published in Economic Development and Cultural Change
Peanut Butter Patents Versus the New Economy: Does the Increased Rate of Patenting Signal More Invention or Just Lower Standards?
June 2004
Paroma Sanyal and Adam Jaffe
Published in Annales d'Economie et de Statistique
Understanding Patents: The Role of R&D Funding Sources and the Patent Office
December 2002
Published in Economics of Innovation and Technology
News & Events
February 05, 2020
New Paper Discusses the Value Created by Quickly Clearing the C-Band Spectrum

Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon and Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal have recently authored a paper titled Value Creation from an Accelerated Clearing of the C-Band Spectrum.  

December 19, 2019
Brattle Economists Respond to the FCC's Proposed Partial Reallocation of the 5.9 GHz Band

Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon, Senior Associate Lucrezio Figurelli, and Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal have published a commentary on the Federal Communications Commission’s (FCC’s) recent proposal to reallocate part of the 5.9 GHz band for Wi-Fi and unlicensed use.

October 24, 2019
Paroma Sanyal Spoke on Broadband Infrastructure Investment and Innovation at US Telecom Forum

Brattle Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal was a panelist at the US Telecom Broadband Investment Forum and Broadband Heroes Awards, which was held on October 24 in Washington, DC and via livestream.

September 20, 2019
Brattle Economists to Present at Telecommunications Conference

Brattle Principal Coleman Bazelon, Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal, and Senior Research Analyst Ezra Frankel will present during the 47th Annual Telecommunications Policy Research Conference, to be held September 20–21 in Washington, DC.

July 23, 2019
Paroma Sanyal to Speak on 5G's Potential Competitive Effects at the Georgetown Center for Business & Public Policy

Brattle Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal will speak at an event titled, “Can 5G Technology Create New Opportunities for Competition?” at the Georgetown Center for Business & Public Policy on Tuesday, July 23 in Washington, DC.

February 21, 2019
Brattle Welcomes New Senior Consultant Paroma Sanyal

The Brattle Group is pleased to announce that Paroma Sanyal, the former Chief Economist of the Wireless Bureau at the U.S. Federal Communications Commission (FCC), has joined the firm's litigation practice as a Senior Consultant in the Washington, DC office.