David showcases his expertise in the field of forensic economics, writing a number of academic papers and practitioner-driven articles.
Cohort Effects in Age-Earnings Profiles for Women: Implications for Forensic Analysis
Women are remaining in the labor market longer than their peers from previous generations.
Historical Averages, Units Roots and Future Net Discount Rates: A Comprehensive Estimator
We derive a new estimator of future net discount rates based on the statistical properties of the underlying wage and interest rate series.
Predicting Net Discount Rates: A Comparison of Professional Forecasts, Time-series Forecasts and Traditional Methods
This paper extends our previous research by comparing our new net discount rate estimators to a variety of forecasts.
Valuing Household Services: A New Look at the Replacement Cost Approach
We develop a new technique for valuing household services at retail costs rather than wage rates, which is typically done.
Evolving Labor Market Transition Probabilities and Their Impact on Worklife Estimates
The evolving likelihood of moving into and out of the labor market has impacted worklives for both men and women.
How Much Confidence Do We Have in Estimates of Future Net Discount Rates?
We develop confidence intervals for various net discount rate estimators, including our new estimator introduced in a previous paper.
Net Discount Rates: Does Duration Matter?
An exploration of whether there is a common time period, or duration, over which to calculate the historical average net discount rate.