Ph.D., finance, The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.S., finance, Virginia Tech
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Cliff is a financial economist with expertise in a range of topics including asset valuation, stock analysts’ recommendations, initial public offerings, mortgage insurance, executive compensation, and hedge funds. He has extensive experience with sophisticated econometric models and large financial data sets. His consulting engagements include the evaluation of investment strategies, damages modeling, business and asset valuation, and investigation of options backdating. In those assignments, he designed and performed analyses supporting export reports, managed case teams, assisted with preparation for depositions, and critiqued opposing expert reports. Prior to joining Analysis Group, Dr. Cliff was a finance professor for nine years at Purdue University and Virginia Tech. His academic research has been published in leading journals such as the Journal of Finance, Journal of Business, and Financial Management.
ISSUES IN TRIBAL TRUST LITIGATION
Analysis Group has been consulting to the DOJ on these matters; the claims derive from treaties executed between Native American tribes and the United States in the 1800s.
Read an article on the U.S. Supreme Court's review of decisions to which Dr. Cliff contributed statistical analysis.