Analyzing the Impact of Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) on the Indian Aviation Sector in Light of the Jet-Etihad FDI Transaction

Nathan undertook an analysis of the impact of the revision in the FDI policy in the aviation sector and used economic literature, international experience and evidence to evaluate the impact that the Jet-Etihad transaction would have on consumers, the airline … Read More

Qatar, National Shared Passive Infrastructure Network Analysis

The Qatari state began in 2011 to put in place a fiber-to-the-home (FTTH) infrastructure network with a goal of achieving 95 percent of homes connected by 2015. Nathan, under contract with the government, provided strategic, regulatory, and policy advice on … Read More

Agent Network Accelerator – Quantitative Research

For MicroSave, a microfinance institution in India funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, Nathan provided quantitative expertise for an empirical study and evaluation of best practices in building and managing agent networks for effective delivery of inclusive digital … Read More

Mozambique, Analysis of the Economic Impact of Air Transport Liberalization

Protectionist aviation policies were severely constraining tourism and business development in Mozambique, potentially a top tourist destination. Mozambique has taken important steps toward a liberalized skies policy, but additional efforts were needed to implement changes and promote more competition. With … Read More

Asia-Pacific, Market Analysis for Radio Spectrum Management

The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Group on Services (APEC-GOS) investigated how various countries used market mechanisms to increase the efficiency of assigning radio frequencies for wireless communications. Nathan Associates analyzed the international best practices for issuing flexible spectrum licenses, auctioning licenses, … Read More

Haiti, Feasibility Study of Northern Ports

The inadequacy of Haiti’s main port in Port-au-Prince became clear when life-saving relief supplies and food could not reach Haitians after the earthquake in 2010. To support the government’s efforts to create economic opportunities outside of Port-au-Prince, USAID initiated improvements … Read More

Vanuatu: Ensuring Competition and Competitive Pricing

Nathan provided multiple services to Vanuatu’s telecommunications regulator from 2011-2013: analyzing market dominance, drafting guidelines for competition, investigating possible anti-competitive pricing, and advising on interconnection rates. This work entailed such activities as gathering and examining financial and market data, synthesizing … Read More

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