Dr. Timothy Tardiff filed Reply Comments with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), demonstrating the number of firms offering broadband Internet has grown substantially since the previous FCC Broadband Progress Report. Due…
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The US health care industry is large, complex, diverse, and growing. So too are its litigations and regulatory actions. Providers are increasingly subject to whistleblowers with alleged False Claims Act (FCA) violations and audits by the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) through risk-based methods, which require advanced statistical knowledge to understand or challenge.
Is LIBOR Still Being Manipulated?: Identifying Colluders with Methods of Detecting LIBOR Tampering
We analyze the one-month U.S. Dollar London Interbank Offer Rate (LIBOR) between January 1987 and February 2015 to determine whether there are signs of manipulation based on a previously published test that has appeared in a peer reviewed economics journal and been cited in the business press and legal filings of major financial disputes.
Consistent Measurement of Broadband Availability: FCC Data through 12/2015
This paper provides several, consistent measures of broadband availability from 2009 to 2015, based on data available on the FCC’s website. They reveal substantial growth in the numbers of broadband providers over time. The FCC analysis has not provided consistent measures over time or even sufficient overlap in evolving measures to assess the evolution of competition over time.
Courts and the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit are increasingly calling for economic and statistical methods that scientifically measure the demand for the product in question in the absence of infringement.
Labor, Employment, Discrimination and Statistics
The evolution of employment and labor litigation calls for experts who understand the fundamental principals of labor and employment disputes and can apply them in this evolving landscape.
The speed at which the communications industry is evolving means rapid change in regulation and increasing complexity for businesses trying to optimize profits, satisfy regulatory requirements, and avoid or respond to litigation.
Scientific Fraud Detection
The regulatory environment for investment management companies is becoming increasingly demanding. In the past, spot checks were considered sufficient for showing compliance. This is no longer the case. Make your monitoring program a selling advantage.
Defined Contribution Plan Employer Match Suspensions During The Financial Crisis
Participants experienced reductions in median employer contributions of 2% between 2007 and 2008 and another 13% from 2008 to 2009. Employer contributions generally rebounded in 2011, but remained below pre-crisis levels. Substantial differences existed by plan size and by industry.
A recent paper by Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Inc. (“AACG”) shows that the economic research behind the call to eliminate no-poaching agreements is wrong. The AACG paper, Measurement of Market…
In their recently published paper, “Mandatory Upstream Inputs and Upward Pricing Pressure: Implications for Competition Policy”, authors Dr. Timothy Tardiff, AACG Telecommunications Expert, and Dr. Dennis Weisman, Professor Emeritus Kansas…
Strength of broadband competition, a key factor in FCC decisions to impose regulatory restrictions in the net neutrality debate, continues to grow according to a new report by Advanced Analytical…
Advanced Analytical Consulting Group’s (AACG) Pricing and Profitability Optimization practice will participate in the 2018 PPS Spring Pricing Workshops & Conference. The event will feature workshops on pricing skills, strategy,…
Dr. Timothy Tardiff filed Reply Comments with the Federal Communications Commission (“FCC”), demonstrating the number of firms offering broadband Internet has grown substantially since the previous FCC Broadband Progress Report. These…