Portrait of David Jevons

David Jevons : Partner

David is a technology economist advising firms, courts and regulators on the impact of technology on society. He has 19 years’ experience across a wide range of sectors including energy, water, healthcare and financial services as well as digital markets.

He provides expert advice on privacy, liability, fairness and competition in digital markets. This includes product design, investments, mergers and public policy choices.

David delivers insights from data using econometrics and data science tools, and behavioural insights using experiments and simulation tools. He has advised companies such as Facebook, Amazon, Google, Liberty Global and ASML, as well as regulators and consumer bodies.

David speaks English.

Tel: +44 (0) 1865 253033

David's specialisms include:

Selected
professional experience

  • Public report on the interaction between regulation and innovation for Amazon (2020)

  • Analysis of the impact of the EU’s Digital Services Act for an industry body (2020)

  • Expert evidence on the expected synergies from UPS’s proposed acquisition of TNT for the European Commission (2020)

  • Advised Google on potential damages from the EU’s antitrust decision on Google shopping (2020)

  • Analysis of the potential impact of Gigabit connections for Liberty Global (2019)

  • Provided training on antitrust in digital markets to judges from across Europe (2019)

Selected
publications

  • Jevons, D., Hoe, T. and Shepherd, M. (2011), ‘Understanding customer preferences for airport access: implications for forecasting’, Journal of Airport Management, 5:3, April–June, pp. 226–38.

  • Jevons, D. (2010), ‘Antitrust damages quantification: towards practical guidance for European courts’, Global Competition Litigation Review, April.

  • Horncastle, A., Jevons, D., Dudley, P. and Thanassoulis, E. (2006), ‘Efficiency Analysis of Delivery Offices in the Postal Sector Using Stochastic Frontier and Data Envelopment Analyses’, chapter 10, pp. 149–64, in A. Crew and P.R. Kleindorfer (eds), Liberalization of the Postal and Delivery Sector, Edward Elgar.

  • Jevons, D., Meaney, A., Robins, N., Dargay, J., Preston, J., Goodwin, P. and Wardman, M. (2005), ‘How do Rail Passengers Respond to Change?’, Papers and Proceedings of the European Transport Conference, Strasbourg.

Qualifications

  • BSc Economics, University of Wales, Aberystwyth

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