Mr. Doane has over 25 years of experience conducting economic research in the areas of antitrust, regulation, and complex business litigation. He has been named as an expert, given testimony, and made presentations before regulatory commissions in more than 15 states and before courts of law and arbitration panels. He served as a consultant to the U.S. Department of Justice in the Microsoft antitrust case and has participated in some of the largest merger investigations in U.S. history, including those associated with the proposed combinations of Oracle and PeopleSoft, Exxon and Mobil, MCI WorldCom and Sprint, and Pepsico and Quaker.
Mr. Doane has served as a consulting economist in price-fixing matters involving numerous industries, including vitamins, methionine, rubber chemicals, memory chips, heavy-lift vessels, funeral services, wood products, and nurses wages, among others. His articles have appeared in such academic journals as the Journal of Law and Economics, the Journal of Law, Economics & Organization, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, Yale Journal on Regulation, the Journal of Public Economic Theory, and the Energy Journal, among others.
Before joining Competition Economics LLC, Mr. Doane was a director at ERS Group and a principal of Analysis Group, Inc., where he managed the firm’s San Francisco office and served on the board of directors.
Mr. Doane holds an MA in economics from the University of California at Santa Barbara and a BA in economics from the University of Connecticut.