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Hal Singer





Principal, Economists Incorporated
Washington, D.C.

Experience & Areas of Interest:

Hal J. Singer is a Principal at Economists Incorporated. He is also a Senior Fellow at Progressive Policy Institute and an Adjunct Professor at Georgetown University's McDonough School of Business.

He is the co-author of the e-book The Need for Speed (Brookings Press 2013), and the book Broadband in Europe(Springer Press 2005). His articles have appeared in dozens of legal and economic journals.

Dr. Singer has testified before Congress on the interplay between antitrust and sector-specific regulation. His scholarship and testimony has been widely cited by courts and regulatory agencies. Administrative Law Judge Richard Sippel and the Federal Communications Commission (FCC) favorably cited his testimony in Tennis Channel v. Comcast. In several antitrust cases concerning class certification, the district court's order favorably cited Dr. Singer's testimony. In agency reports and orders, his writings have been cited by the FCC, the Federal Trade Commission, and the Department of Justice.

Although his consulting experience spans several industries, Dr. Singer has particular expertise in the media industry. He recently advised the Canadian Competition Bureau on a large vertical merger in the cable television industry. He has served as consultant or testifying expert for several media companies, including Apple, AT&T, Google, Mid-Atlantic Sports Network, NFL Network, and Tennis Channel.


  • Ph.D, M.A. Economics, Johns Hopkins University

  • M.S. magna cum laude, Tulane University



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