Dr. Scott Carr is a director in the Economics practice. He has extensive experience in the analysis and modeling of complex business and financial situations. His recent projects include preparing applications to federal regulatory bodies for oil pipelines requesting the authority to charge market-based rates, developing analytical methods to help the Gulf Coast Claims Facility estimate financial losses caused by the BP oil spill, forecasting future toxic tort liabilities as part of a major chemical manufacturer’s bankruptcy proceedings, and advising NFL players during settlement negotiations for concussion-related litigation.
Dr. Carr was formerly a professor at the UCLA Anderson School of Management in the area of Decisions, Operations, and Technology Management. As a professor, he taught a variety of courses to MBA and PhD students and to executives, and he performed and published research on industrial economics, supply chain and distribution systems, and operations management. Prior to joining academia, he traded and managed portfolios of foreign exchange and Treasury bond options as a member of both the Chicago Board of Trade and the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.
Dr. Carr has provided expert testimony to federal courts and to state and federal regulatory bodies.