Joel Wiles


Los Angeles


Ph.D., economic analysis and policy program, Stanford University Graduate School of Business; B.S., economics, Duke University

Summary of Experience

Dr. Wiles is an applied microeconomist who specializes in statistical and econometric analysis of large data sets. He has experience in analyzing complex business issues and supporting expert testimony in securities, financial, and antitrust matters. Dr. Wiles has assessed damages due to allegations of price fixing and other antitrust violations, statistically quantified the performance of life insurance policies, constructed regression models to assess pay equity issues, and evaluated royalty and lost profits damages for alleged patent infringement. His antitrust work has included matters involving alleged price-fixing or unfair competition in the chemicals, air cargo, grocery, and credit card industries. He has investigated issues relating to class certification for title insurance, health insurance, and personal care products, and has worked on both sides of government investigations. Dr. Wiles has collaborated with leading academics to investigate mutual fund fees, the reasonableness of representations made to investors, consumer behavior in online environments, and policies designed to control medical fraud. His academic research has investigated the effectiveness of pollution control policies using data on millions of automobiles.