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OnPoint Welcomes New Expert, Professor Daniel Hamermesh, Ph.D.

OnPoint Analytics is pleased to introduce the latest addition to our team of experts: Professor Daniel Hamermesh.

Professor Hamermesh is Distinguished Scholar, Barnard College; Sue Killam Professor Emeritus in the Foundation of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin and Professor Emeritus of Economics, Royal Holloway University of London. His fields of specialization are labor and employment, competition in labor markets, wage discrimination and class certification. Professor Hamermesh has provided expert witness testimony in a number of labor and employment matters, involving both class certification and pattern or practice claims. Most recently, he provided expert testimony for plaintiffs in FTC v. Amazon and testified for the plaintiff in Perry et al. v. Schwarzenegger et al., the landmark challenge to California’s Proposition 8. He also provided expert witness testimony on class certification for the defense in a number of nationwide cases that alleged the suppression of wages among registered nurses.

Dr. Hamermesh received his Ph.D. from Yale and his A.B. from the University of Chicago. He has taught at Princeton, at Michigan State and at the University of Texas at Austin and has held visiting professorships at universities in North America, Europe, Australia and Asia. His research, published in over 100 refereed papers in scholarly journals, has concentrated on time use, labor demand, social programs, academic labor markets and unusual applications of labor economics (to beauty, sleep and suicide). Dr. Hamermesh is a Fellow of the Econometric Society and the Society of Labor Economists, a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research and the Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA), of which he is currently Network Director; and he is Past President of the Society of Labor Economists and of the Midwest Economics Association. His work has been published by Princeton University Press, Oxford University Press and Worth Publishers.

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