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Andrew  Carron

Andrew Carron

National Economic Research Associates (NERA)
New York, NY, USA

Andrew Carron is an economic consultant and holds the title of Chairman at NERA Economic Consulting.

Dr. Carron consults in the areas of financial products and markets, investments, and risk management. He has been qualified at arbitration hearings and at trial as an expert in the areas of financial economics, securities markets, industry customs and practices, suitability of investment recommendations, prudence under the ERISA standard, and calculation of damages. He has testified before courts, arbitration panels, and regulatory agencies in the US, Canada, and Guernsey. Dr. Carron was commended in Who's Who Legal Arbitration Expert Witness Guide 2016 for his testifying experience.

Dr. Carron's litigation assignments have been in the areas of class actions, valuation, market practices, investments, and damages. He has also conducted studies of market structure and practices for bond rating agencies, financial institutions, and individual and institutional investors. Additionally, he is the lead author of “Impact of the Credit Crisis on Mortgage-Backed Securities” in The Handbook of Mortgage-Backed Securities (Oxford University Press, 2016).

Dr. Carron served as President of NERA from 2006 to 2012. From 2003 to 2005 he chaired NERA's Securities and Finance Practice. Prior to joining NERA in 1996, Dr. Carron spent more than 12 years in the securities industry. At various times in his securities industry career, he had responsibility for oversight of risk exposure for his firm's bond trading activities, directed fixed income research for global bonds and currencies in London, and managed the mortgage- and asset-backed research department. Before joining the securities industry, Dr. Carron conducted research on financial markets at the Brookings Institution in Washington, DC.

Dr. Carron received his PhD, MPhil, and MA in Economics from Yale University, and his BA in Economics with honors from Harvard University, where his areas of concentration were industrial organization and financial economics.


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