Join us to hear more about the methods used to measure wage discrimination in the workplace. The presentation delves into which methods are appropriate for different situations and types of wage discrimination. The webinar covers methods that have recently been introduced into court cases based on long-established economic and econometric research.
- Detecting discrimination with simple methods and when those methods are appropriate
- Confounding factors, when they have to be addressed, or can be omitted
- Measuring damages when many factors contribute to wage setting
- Flexible models that detect multiple aspects of discrimination
- Models that are new to the litigation setting
About the Presenters:
Dr. Daniel S. Levy, National Managing Director, assists attorneys with economic, statistical and computing analyses in discrimination and other labor-related cases. In various areas of litigation, he has served as an expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants, including private companies, the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Internal Revenue Service and has presented his research to the FBI, US Postal Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and New York State Attorney General’s Office.
Prior to founding Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Dr. Levy was the National Managing Principal of Economic and Statistical Consulting for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. He also served as the Global Director of Economic Consulting for Arthur Andersen’s Value Solutions practice. He has also held research and consulting positions at Charles River Associates, The RAND Corporation, Needham, Harper Worldwide Advertising, SPSS Inc. and The University of Chicago Computation Center. Dr. Levy received a Ph.D. and an A.B. with Special Honors in Economics from The University of Chicago.
Dr. Audrius Girnius, Senior Economist, has assisted employers with proactive pay studies and supported experts on a variety of Labor and Employment discrimination matters. Prior to joining Advanced Analytical Consulting Group (AACG), Dr. Girnius was a Senior Manager / Director at Grant Thornton and Huron Consulting Group. He earned a Ph.D. in Economics from The University of Chicago and has refereed for the Journal of Political Economy. He also has presented at the National Bar Association Labor and Employment Law Conference.