Effective and timely advice, based on robust economic analysis.

We contribute substantial value for our clients by providing tailor-made advice built on thorough economic analyses. We deliver robust results and a clear exposition.

E.CA Economics is a renowned European economics consultancy that builds its case-related advice in the fields of competition policy and regulation on thorough research.

With our international team of over 25 professional economists, five of whom have been nominated by the Who’s Who Competition Economist as outstanding experts, we covered projects in more than ten jurisdictions last year.
As a partner of ESMT Berlin, a leading business school in Germany, we can draw on the latest economic research. On transatlantic cases we work jointly with our US partner firm, Bates White LLC.

E.CA Economics has been named in Global Competition Review’s annual ranking of the top 20 competition economics groups since 2008.

About us

“E.CA is an economic powerhouse: we produce solid and convincing analysis within demanding time frames. I am proud that we have positioned E.CA Economics in the high-quality segment for economic consulting – this reputation gives our work extra weight.”

Rainer Nitsche, Director

“If you are interested in applying rigorous economic analysis to competition questions, E.CA Economics is the place to be. I got involved in challenging and exciting cases from the beginning. By now I have provided economic advice in all fields of competition law.”

Linda Gratz, Principal

“Nowadays, rigorous empirical and analytical work – developing a sound conceptual framework, identifying strategies, plain visualisation and robust econometrics – are key factors of success. Being part of a team which excels at all of those dimensions is exciting.”

Hans W. Friederiszick, Director

“Economists at E.CA combine scientific rigour with a drive to work on relevant problems and find practical solutions. This makes E.CA a great place to work and adds real value for our clients.”

Rafael Aigner, Manager

“When applying at E.CA, I was attracted by the combination of economic research with a true understanding of its areas of expertise. During my time here the appreciation for the company, my colleagues and the work environment has only deepened.”

Valeria Plata Franco, Economist

News & Events

Theon van Dijk, Director E.CA Economics
6 May 2019 | News
E.CA speaks at ECLA Conference

Dr. Theon van Dijk, Director at E.CA Economics in Brussel, participates in a panel of the 2nd Annual Conference of the European Competition Lawyers Association, on 24 and 25 May in Prague. The panel discusses the updating of the EC Block Exemption Regulation for vertical restraints.

Link to Brochure

Litigation, damages and arbitration, ECA Economics
28 March 2019 | News
E.CA cartel damages work mentioned in Juve article

In a recent Juve article an E.CA team headed by Dr. Hans W. Friederiszick is mentioned and considered decisive for the withdrawal of a damages claims brought by Schlecker, Müller and Rossmann against chocolate and biscuit manufacturers.


Link to article

27 March 2019 | News
Speyerer Kartellrechtsforum, Speyer University

Dr. Hans W. Friederiszick, Director at E.CA Economics, presented at the Speyerer Kartellrechtsforum in Speyer University on 25 March 2019 on the Change in Theories of Harm and the Effects of Digitization on Economic Analyses in Competition Law.

Link to presentation

Cartels and other anti-competitive agreements, ECA Economics
19 March 2019 | News
E.CA Economics at a career fair in Mannheim (28 March 2019)

E.CA Economics will attend the first MaCCI Career Day in Competition Economics. The event will take place on 28 March 2019 at the Mannheim University.