Economists Incorporated further strengthens its expertise in financial markets and financial instruments.
Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) February 12, 2013
Economists Incorporated, a premier economic consulting firm with offices in Washington, D.C. and San Francisco, has added academic and industry affiliates with significant experience in financial markets to its already prestigious staff.
Economists Incorporated has extensive experience in all matters involving the application of economic expertise and analytics to legal topics -- e.g. financial litigation, antitrust, and intellectual property.
Economists Incorporated's new finance and securities affiliates include:
- Arturo Bris, Professor of Finance at the Institute for Management Development. Prior to working at the IMD, he was an Associate Professor of Corporate Finance at the Yale School of Management, a Research Associate of the European Corporate Governance Institute and a member of the Yale International Institute for Corporate Governance. He has worked extensively on issues of corporate governance, financial regulation, and international valuation. He has been awarded the Yale School of Management Alumni Association Teaching Award numerous times and was awarded the First Jaime Fernandez de Araoz International Award in Corporate Finance. Since 2012, he also holds the Belgian Financial Institute Chair.
- Dino Falaschetti, the Associate Professor of Law and Economics at Florida State University’s College of Law, Gleed Endowed Chair and Visiting Professor of Finance and Business Law at Seattle University’s Albers School of Business, and served the President’s Council of Economic Advisers as Senior Economist for regulation and financial services. He managed a $1 billion money market portfolio and financial statement audit-engagements for a Fortune 100 conglomerate. Dr. Falaschetti’s research on how political forces influence legal risks and business performance has appeared in numerous books, scholarly journals, and professional publications.
- Dean Furbush, formerly Chief Economist at the Nasdaq Stock Market, and then Executive Vice President of Nasdaq Transaction Services. As Executive Vice President of Nasdaq Transaction Services, Dr. Furbush had executive oversight and authority over the entire exchange. Prior to joining Nasdaq, Dr. Furbush served as Economic Advisor to the Chairman of the Commodity Futures Trading Commission and as Financial Economist at the Securities and Exchange Commission. Dr. Furbush was President of College Summit, a non-profit organization that increases college enrollment and college success for students in low-income high schools, by transforming high school culture. With proven success over many years, College Summit works with over 50,000 students across the United States. Prior to College Summit, Dr. Furbush worked as COO and then CEO of FreshDirect.
- Chester Spatt, the Pamela R. and Kenneth B. Dunn Professor of Finance at the Tepper School of Business at Carnegie Mellon University. He served as Chief Economist of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission and Director of its Office of Economic Analysis from July 2004 through July 2007. He has analyzed extensively market structure, pricing and valuation, and the impact of information in the marketplace. His co-authored 2004 paper in the Journal of Finance on asset location won TIAA-CREF’s Paul Samuelson Award for the Best Publication on Lifelong Financial Security. He has served as Executive Editor and one of the founding editors of the Review of Financial Studies, President and a member of the Founding Committee of the Society for Financial Studies, President of the Western Finance Association, and is currently an Associate Editor of several finance journals.