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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.

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“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

“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

“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

“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

“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

News & Events

Theon van Dijk, Director E.CA Economics
2 July 2019 | News
Theon van Dijk new Chief Economist at ACM

Theon van Dijk, currently director at E.CA Economics’ office in Brussels, will be the new Chief Economist at the Dutch Authority for Consumers & Markets (ACM) as of 1 October 2019.

 

Link to press release.

Link to the ACM press release.

1 July 2019 | News
E.CA Economics presenting at CRESSE 2019 Conference

E.CA Economics Presenting at CRESSE 2019 Conference

Dr. Hans W. Friederiszick will be participating in a roundtable discussion on “Dealing with the digitalization of economies: should the enforcement rules be changed and how?”. Preceding the round table Fiona Scott Morton will give a the keynote address. The CRESSE 2019 14th  International Conference on Competition and Regulations will take place from 5th to 7th July in Rhodes (Greece).

Jan Melcher and Thomas Nau, will be attending courses and modules on Competition and Regulation at the 14th CRESSE Summer School and Conference that will take place from 29th June to 11th of July in Rhodes island, Greece.

 

30 June 2019 | News
E.CA Economics presented at The Antitrust Enforcement Symposium 2019, 28-29 June

Dr. Hans W. Friederiszick spoke at this year’s Antitrust Enforcement Symposium in Oxford. He gave a presentation on the topic ‘Reconciling Ex-Ante and Ex-Post Regulation – The Concept of Vulnerable Markets With an Application to Online Food Platforms.’ This year it featured keynote speeches by Frédéric Jenny and Andreas Mundt.

Link to the programme.

Link to the presentation.

24 June 2019 | News
4th Annual BCCP Conference, Berlin, 21 June 2019

Dr. Hans W Friederiszick participated in the 4th Annual BCCP Conference “Regulatory Challenges in Digital Markets: The Rise of Corporate Power” that was held at the WZB Berlin Social Science Center on 21 June 2019. Dr. Friederiszick moderated the “Policy Roundtable: Consumer and Competition Policy in Times of Rising Corporate Power”.

Link to Programme