Nathan Associates Inc.

Nathan Associates Inc. is one of the oldest and most respected economic consulting firms in the U.S. Among other things, we provide various economic analysis to the gaming industry. Nathan Associates helps existing and potential gaming operators, suppliers, and investors navigate the many challenges they face, including market, regulatory, legislative, political, and public relations/government relations issues. We also assist federal, state, local, and tribal governments with gaming-related issues. Our experts:


• Conduct research on gaming markets;
• Perform gaming market assessments and feasibility studies;
• Assess economic and fiscal impacts of existing and proposed gaming operations;
• Evaluate the effects of new entry into gaming markets;
• Analyze the economic impact of gaming-related public policies, including legislation, regulations, ballot propositions, and tribal-state gaming compacts and amendments therof;
• Provide expert testimony in gaming-related litigation and regulatory matters;
• Design and analyze revenue-sharing agreements between gaming operators and governments;
• Evaluate the social costs of gambling; and
• Design and evaluate policies for assisting problem gamblers.


Nathan Associates’ consultants also have particular expertise analyzing economic issues involving Indian gaming. Dr. Alan Meister, a Principal Economist with Nathan Associates, conducts an annual study of Indian gaming, the Indian Gaming Industry Report, which is published by Casino City Press.

Products and Services
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Legal Services > Economic Consulting
Economic analysis and expert witness testimony in litigation matters.
Administration and Finance > Legal Services > Expert Testimony
Expert testimony on economic and financial issues in a variety of litigation matters: breach of contract; antitrust, intellectual property, labor and employment, class actions; fraud; business interruption; and other general commercial litigation. Our role has included computation of damages, analyses of liability issues, industry/market analyses, and class certification analyses.
Advertising, Marketing and Sales > Marketing > Public Relations and Publicity
Assistance with public/government relations efforts by providing independent economic analysis and studies, including economic and fiscal impact studies, industry and market analyses, cost-benefit studies, and surveys
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Consulting > Economic Impact Studies
Economic impact analyses conducted to identify and measure the effects of: introductions, expansions, and closures of gaming facilities; regulations; legislation; taxation; and the passage of ballot initiatives.
Miscellaneous > Miscellaneous > Consulting
Various economic consulting services to the gaming industry and other related industries. General services include litigation consulting, public policy analysis, and business consulting.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Regulatory > Economic Consulting
Economic analysis and expert witness testimony in regulatory matters.
Miscellaneous > Miscellaneous > Indian Gaming > Economic Consulting
Various economic consulting services to Native American tribes involved in gaming. Services include economic analysis and expert testimony in litigation and regulatory matters, damage analysis, economic and fiscal impact studies, industry and market analyses, public policy analysis, assessments of regulatory policies, analyses of Tribal-State gaming compacts and revenue sharing, feasibility studies, surveys, and other research.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Government Relations
Assistance with government relations efforts by providing independent economic analysis and studies, including economic and fiscal impact studies, industry and market analyses, cost-benefit studies, and surveys.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Consulting > Market Analyses
Analysis of established and developing gaming markets.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Feasibility Studies
Assistance with conducting feasibility studies for the introduction of new gaming facilities and expansion/renovation of existing gaming facilities.
Advertising, Marketing and Sales > Publications & Publishing > Gaming Information
Principal Economist Dr. Alan Meister authors the annual Indian gaming study, the Indian Gaming Industry Report.
Miscellaneous > Miscellaneous > Gaming Products
Principal Economist Dr. Alan Meister authors annual Indian gaming study, the Indian Gaming Industry Report.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Research
Economic research on gaming issues and markets.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Due Diligence
Assistance with market analyses and feasibility studies related to the development of new gaming facilities expansion/renovation of existing gaming facilities.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Development: Indian Gaming
Economic consulting services related to the development of gaming facilities by Native American tribes.
Advertising, Marketing and Sales > Marketing > Market Research
Surveys and analysis of survey data.
Administration and Finance > Finance & Accounting > Statistics
Statistical analyses conducted in litigation, public policy, and business consulting matters.
Headquarters
2010 Main Street
Suite 700
Irvine, California 92614
 
Phone: (949) 474-4911
Fax: (949) 474-4944
Website: www.nathaninc.com
Email: ameister@nathaninc.com
 
Upper Management:  Dr. Alan Meister, Principal Economist
ameister@nathaninc.com
News Articles
Interview with Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report author Dr. Alan Meister
26 Sep 2016
Casino City sat down with Dr. Alan Meister, economist with Nathan Associates Inc. and author of Casino City's Indian Gaming Industry Report, to discuss his history, the source of his drive to analyze and key findings from the most recent report.
Casino City releases 2015 Indian Gaming Industry Report: Indian gaming holds its own amidst a slowdown of the economy
30 Mar 2015
Gaming revenue at Indian gaming facilities nationwide grew 0.5% in 2013 to an all-time high of approximately $28.3 billion.
Casino City releases 2012 Indian Gaming Industry Report
6 Mar 2012
This year's edition of Casino City’s Indian Gaming Industry Report found that Indian gambling is showing signs of recovery.
Casino City Press releases Indian Gaming Report
3 Mar 2011
The report provides nationwide statistics and state-by-state statistics from 2009, which was the first time revenues at Indian gaming facilities declined in its recorded history.
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