Mickey Ferri

Mickey Ferri, Ph.D.


Mickey Ferri, Ph.D. is an expert in applied business economics with extensive experience in economic analysis, business strategy, consulting, and data analysis.  He applies his expertise in a variety of areas, including economic damages, lost profits, reasonable royalty, intellectual property, commercial success, licensing, negotiation, antitrust, competition, financial analysis, strategy, and valuation.

Dr. Ferri’s professional experience includes many years in business, consulting, and economic analysis.  He has held full-time Economist positions in which he managed projects in strategic business consulting and high-stakes intellectual property litigation.  Dr. Ferri also launched a sports business consulting practice, where he and his team consulted for organizations in major American sports leagues.  Dr. Ferri is a founder of two companies in sports and healthcare.  Dr. Ferri cofounded Enflux, a Y Combinator backed company that creates wearable sensors and mobile AI to improve human movement.  Dr. Ferri also founded Economics Athletes, which educates and prepares athletes for long-term success in life and sports.

Dr. Ferri earned his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.  At the University of Chicago, Dr. Ferri was awarded the Presidential Fellowship, the largest award the university grants to Ph.D. students, as well as the Margaret G. Reid Fellowship for excellence in research relating to consumer behavior.  Dr. Ferri has conducted extensive economic research in consumer behavior and market dynamics in entertainment and sports.  For example, he analyzed changes in movie consumption and spending in response to the growth of Netflix, Redbox, and the internet.  Dr. Ferri taught numerous courses at the University of Chicago’s Department of Economics and the Booth School of Business, including industrial organization, microeconomics, public finance, and the economics of sports.  Dr. Ferri graduated summa cum laude with degrees in quantitative economics, mathematics, and computer science from Tufts University.