San Diego Economic Consultants
Since 1985, San Diego Economic Consultants have provided expert witness testimony on economic issues in San Diego Municipal Court, California Superior Court and U. S. District Court under the direction of Chief Economist, Michael Nakada Ph. D.
We are located at 1516 West Redwood Street,
Suite 207, San Diego California 92101. Our office telephone number is
619-692-3137 email email@example.com
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Willamette University: B. A. Mathematics, 1972
University of California, Santa Barbara: Ph. D. Economics, 1979
Chief Economist from January 1985 to the present, San Diego Economic Consultants, San Diego California.
Provide expert witness testimony on economic issues in San Diego Municipal Court, California Superior Court and U. S. District Court. Served as plaintiff and defense expert.
Senior Economist from October 1981 to the present, Navy Personnel Research and Development Center, San Diego, California.
Responsible for planning, directing , coordinating and implementing basic, exploratory, and advanced research and engineering development in Navy manpower, personnel and training. Responsible for supervising the professional and support personnel assigned to the projects and delegating responsibilities to them in such areas as economics, statistics, operations research, mathematics and computer science. Communicate scientific and management information both orally and in writing at all levels inside and outside the organization.
Research Economist from September 1979 to October 1981 at the Center for Naval Analyses, Alexandria, Virginia
Responsible for the development of economic/econometric models of Navy first-term, enlisted retention. Developed models of submarine officer retention, personnel productivity and readiness, and military compensation and retirement.
Research Associate, August 1975 to 1977. Department of Economics, University of California, Los Angeles
Provided technical support, computer programming, model validation and computational testing for a National Institute of Health study of the economic factors of marital dissolution, and a Department of Labor study of the labor supply behavior of older workers.
Teaching Assistant, September 1974 to 1977
Responsible for grading exams, lecturing, conducting lab and review sessions, assisting in the preparation of course materials and exams for graduate microeconomics theory classes. Graded exams for the undergraduate economics statistics courses.
Principal Research Areas
Labor/human resource economics, applied microeconomics, economics, statistical and mathematical methods and models.
Application of economics and statistics to labor supply models (military and civilian), minimum wage and unemployment issues, manpower and production planning, cost benefit analysis, marital dissolution and fertility studies, and legal issues.
Speeches, Technical Presentations and Conference Participation
October 5 - 8, 1989
Chairperson for the Labor Market-Public Policy session, Atlantic Economic Society Conference, Montreal, Canada.
June 18 - 22, 1989
Discussant in the Labor Market Theory session, Western Economic Association Annual Conference, Lake Tahoe, Nevada.
June 25 - 27, 1986
Training Resource Management, Naval Reserve MPT Research Conference, Monterey, California.
October 11 - 14, 1984
Discussant in the Economics of Military Manpower session, Atlantic Economic Society Conference, Montreal, Canada.
American Economic Association
American Law and Economics Association
National Association of Forensic Economists
Society of Labor Economists
Western Economic Association