Covid-19 Update


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 

Joseph Fuhr

Joseph Fuhr, Ph.D.

Senior Advisor

Background & Experience

Dr. Joseph P. Fuhr, Jr. is a Professor of Economics at Widener University. Dr. Fuhr received his M.A. and Ph.D. from Temple University and his B.A. from LaSalle University.  His primary research areas are regulation, antitrust, health economics, telecommunications, sports economics and econometrics.  He has published over thirty journal articles.  In the field of telecommunications, he has written on investment and innovation, rural telephony, terminal equipment and universal service.  In health care he has written on hospital mergers, exclusive arrangements, health insurance, bundling and doctor’s fees.  Professor Fuhr has been an expert witness on antitrust matters related to health economics and has worked on various consulting projects. He is also a visiting scholar at the Department of Health Policy and Outcomes Research at Thomas Jefferson University.

Areas of Expertise

  • Antitrust
  • Health Economics
  • Telecommunications
  • Regulation