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Cleve B. Tyler has analyzed competition, intellectual property, and damages issues in matters before federal and state courts, administrative law judges, and regulatory commissions, and in merger investigations. Dr. Tyler has testified at deposition and trial in federal court regarding damages issues. He has developed or analyzed damages models in a range of industries pertaining to various allegations including patent infringement, antitrust, breach of contract, and fraud.

Dr. Tyler’s work includes evaluation of market definition and competitive effects using regression analysis and economic modeling. He has evaluated horizontal and vertical competition issues in many industries including waste collection and disposal, pharmaceuticals, insurance, avionics, video games, automobile components, home appliances, software, and food and beverage. Dr. Tyler has evaluated the antitrust implications of reverse payment settlements between branded and generic pharmaceutical companies under Hatch‐Waxman regulations. He has analyzed competition and regulation in the electric industry, in particular, including issues related to electric power sales, forward sales, derivative trading, entry conditions, and capacity payments.

Dr. Tyler holds a Ph.D. in economics from Clemson University specializing in industrial organization, finance, and public sector. He is an adjunct professor of Economics at Johns Hopkins University, taught economics at Clemson University, and has published papers and made presentations on competition and damages issues. Dr. Tyler is a member of the American Economic Association (AEA) and American Bar Association (ABA).


Clemson University
Ph.D., Economics, 1998

University of Virginia
B.A., Economics, 1993

Employment History

Senior managing economist
2001 - 2010

Economic Analysis LLC
1998 - 2000

Electric Lite
Director of Business Development
1997 - 1997

Clemson University
1996 - 1998



Close Fellowship
Clemson University, 1994

Macaulay Award for Outstanding Performance by a Graduate Student in Economics
Clemson University, 1993

Earhart Fellowship
Clemson University, 1993


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Selected Publications

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Professional Affiliations

American Economic Association

American Bar Association
Associate Member

International Association for Energy Economics

United States Association for Energy Economics

Energy Bar Association
Associate member