Dr. Edward See: Solving Challenges with Beautiful Precision

“Anything that has exact measurements, I love. The fact that you can use Math and Statistics (especially Econometrics) to formulate solutions to economic problems amazes me.”  For Edward See, a Sr. Economic Analyst on the Infotech Consulting team, there is great beauty in precision.   “I love to test things in the kitchen – baking and…

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  1. Welcome Back To The Courthouse

    Last March, at the very beginning of what became a pandemic, we were in San Francisco where some of the first COVID-19 cases were showing up in the U.S. Our clients were in the midst of putting on their case in the Capacitors trial in front of a live jury in Federal Court in the…

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  2. Dr. Jim McClave: Innovation as the Origin

    Innovation is us. We don’t exist without innovation.  Hi I’m Jim McClave, and I am founder and CEO of Infotech.  Starting Something New  The thing about Infotech that was innovative from the time that my partner and I founded the company is that we were the first to use  statistical and computerized techniques to detect…

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  3. Dr. Caves’ Econometric Bond Pricing Analysis Among Expert Work Deemed “Essential” To Rapidly Securing $386.5 Million from World’s Largest Banks

    GSE Bonds Antitrust Litigation was a class action in which 16 of the world’s largest banks and financial institutions allegedly conspired to fix the prices of debt securities issued by government sponsored entities (“GSEs”), such as the Federal National Mortgage Association and the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation. To fund operations critical to the financing…

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  4. The Intrigue of Econometrics: Dr. Kevin Caves’ Story

    “Economics was an elective at my high school but it sounded boring, so I elected not to take it.” Now a professional economist with decades of experience, published research, federal court testimony, and an econometric technique named after him in STATA, Infotech Consulting’s newest Economic Expert, Dr. Kevin Caves, didn’t start college with a plan…

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  5. Getting to Know Director of Data Management Paul Manning

    As the Director of Data Management and longtime analyst, Paul Manning is always looking at data, something that makes a decent amount of people go cross-eyed even hearing the term. But to him, it’s not just points on a graph.  It’s the details of all the different ways to describe carpet. It’s the recipe for…

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  6. How a Statistician Sets Goals: Dr. McClave’s 3 Principles

    I am a self-admitted goal-setting addict. My addiction began in my early thirties when I listened to the motivational tapes – yep, back then we listened to tapes on our car tape players – of Earl Nightingale. “You become what you think about” was Earl’s primary thesis and it resonated with me. So, I began…

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  7. Using Econometric Analysis in Indirect Purchaser Class Action Cases

    Using Econometric Analysis in Indirect Purchaser Class Action Cases Defendants are defendants, but plaintiffs can wear many hats — direct class plaintiff, indirect class plaintiff, opt-out, end-payor plaintiffs — each presenting their own version of their litigation story. In our practice, the Infotech Consulting team has seen a growing number of indirect class action cases,…

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  8. AAI’s 14th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference: Through New Eyes

    Recently, we both had the pleasure of attending AAI’s 14th Annual Private Antitrust Enforcement Conference. As young professionals who entered a field heavily focused on antitrust litigation earlier this year, our first AAI conference was a very informative experience. Despite this event transitioning online due to the COVID-19 pandemic, it truly seemed like the show…

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  9. Five Industries that Will Dramatically Change as a Result of COVID-19

    We are now in the midst of a prolonged pandemic with no end in sight. Not only has this pandemic led to a deep economic recession, but it is dramatically changing the economic landscape. As an economist, I foresee major transformations of business models in various industries because of COVID-19. A key reason for this…

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