Dr. Gary Madden

Affiliated Academic


Washington, DC
Tel: +61 8 9266 2391
Fax: +1 617 927 4501

Email: g.madden@curtin.edu.au
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PhD in economics, University of Tasmania, Australia
BEc, Macquarie University, Australia


Dr. Madden is Professor of Economics at Curtin Business School and Director of the Communication Economics and Electronic Markets research center. He is also an Affiliated Researcher (and Faculty Advisor) with the Center for Tele-Information at Columbia University. 

Within NERA's Communications, Media, and Internet Practice, Dr. Madden specializes in the economics, business, and regulation of the communications and high-tech industries. He advises clients in complex communications policy matters and provides quantitative strategic advice to cope with changes in competition, regulation, and technology. His interests blend academic rigor with an understanding developed through his service on the Board of Directors of the International Telecommunications Society.

With over 17 years of experience, Dr. Madden is an expert in the empirical modeling of telecommunications, specializing in wireline, wireless, cable, and emerging technologies. He has worked on a wide range of issues in the communications sector, including spectrum auctions, regulatory matters, assessment of competitive market conditions, convergence and business strategies, and demand forecasting and pricing.

Dr. Madden has authored numerous articles and books on wireless and wireline competition and strategies and frequently lectures in these areas at industry conferences, continuing education programs for lawyers, and at universities. Most recently, he was appointed Editor for the Edward Elgar series Advances in Information, Communications and Entertainment. Dr. Madden's expertise is recognized by editorial board appointments at publications including: Competition and Regulation in Network Industries, Telecommunications Policy, International Journal of Management and Network Economics, Information Economics and Policy, Communications & Strategies, Open Communication Journal, Economics Research International, and the Journal of Media Economics.

Title Type Author
Do Economic, Institutional, or Political Variables Explain Regulated Wholesale Unbund... Published Article By Dr. Gary Madden, Dr. Christian Dippon, and Dr. Hiroaki Suenaga
The Economic Impact of Broadband Speed versus Penetration White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
Modelling OECD Broadband Subscriptions in Disequilibrium White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
Retail Internet Service Markets in Thailand White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
The Determinants of Price in 3G Spectrum Auctions White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
Effects of Economic Conditions and Policy Interventions on OECD Broadband Adoption White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
The Determinants of Prices in the FCC's 700 MHz Spectrum Auction White Paper By Dr. Gary Madden et al.
Auction Design and the Success of National 3G Spectrum Assignments Working Paper By Dr. Gary Madden with Dr. Ismail Saglam of TOBB University of Economics and Technology and Aaron Morey of Curtin University
Economic Welfare and Universal Service Study By Dr. Gary Madden