Ph.D., economics, Columbia University; B.A., economics, Yeshiva University
Summary of Experience:
Dr. Weglein specializes in the application of economic theory and econometrics to the analysis of complex business matters in litigation and non-litigation settings. His research has covered numerous industries, including automotives, steel, real estate, investment and commercial banking, asset management, agribusiness, biotechnology, and computer software. Recent cases he has managed include: estimating the impact of short-term trading in a number of mutual fund complexes; examining alternative methods of car and truck distribution and their potential welfare effects; measuring the effect of financial restatements on equity and fixed-income share prices for a Fortune 500 company; and analyzing financial crises in Latin America, policy responses to those crises, and their collective impact on foreign investors. In several large litigations involving alleged anticompetitive practices by Microsoft, Dr. Weglein co-managed projects to assess potential damages.