Dr. Gurrea is a Principal at Secretariat Economists with more than 20 years of experience in economic consulting. He earned his Ph.D. in economics from Northwestern University and specializes in industrial organization, financial economics, and econometrics. Dr. Gurrea has conducted economic analyses in the context of legal disputes, policy making, and business strategy, and has served as both a consulting and testifying expert in state and federal courts.
Dr. Gurrea’s work combines theoretical modeling with the application of quantitative techniques to address economic questions, including those that arise in the context of breach of contract, asset valuation, securities fraud, labor market discrimination, antitrust, and intellectual property. Many of his assignments involve identifying and quantifying economic damages on an individual or class-wide basis, and evaluating damages claims in light of the principles of economics and finance. Dr. Gurrea has addressed economic issues in a variety of industries, including financial services, energy, airlines, telecommunications, and pharmaceuticals.
While attending Northwestern University, Dr. Gurrea worked as an investment research analyst. He also collaborated in numerous research projects involving the construction of data sets and the estimation of econometric models.