George R. Schink is a managing director in the economics practice. His areas of expertise include energy economics, regulatory economics, financial economics related to the cost of service for regulated entities, antitrust economics, damage and liability analyses, econometrics, and statistics.
Dr. Schink has done extensive research in energy markets including electricity, natural gas, crude oil, and refined products. He also has extensive experience with regulatory matters regarding electric utilities, gas distribution utilities, oil pipelines, gas pipelines, telecommunications, webcasting, and cable television.
Dr. Schink has worked on mergers and other antitrust matters for companies in energy and other industries, and also has done liability and damage analyses for these same industries. He also has done substantial work related to motor vehicle markets including analyses of the demand and supply of motor vehicles and of the markets served by individual dealers.
Dr. Schink has testified as an expert witness in federal and state courts and before federal and state regulatory bodies including FERC, the Copyright Arbitration Royalty Panel, and the FCC. Dr. Schink also has testified before congressional committees and has made presentations to the Federal Trade Commission on behalf of companies seeking to merge.