EI Senior Economist Allison Holt publishes article on class certification.

In the Fall 2009 edition of the ABA Economics Committee Newsletter, Allison Holt discusses important lessons for the class certification stage learned from the In re Hydrogen Peroxide Antitrust Litigation matter. The article discusses the need for both plaintiffs and defendants to be prepared to present more sophisticated economic analyses that address factual disputes during the class certification phase. In addition, the need to support this new standard with complete and usable data, the types of data needed and possible uses for it are discussed.