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MA in economics, New York University
BA in economics, Purchase College
Ms. Claxton has twenty years’ experience in economic research and database development and is an expert in managing large data-intensive projects, statistical analysis, and survey research and design.
At NERA, Ms. Claxton works in the areas of securities, mass tort litigation, and public sector disparity studies. She has analyzed proof of claims and brokerage and trading data in connection with both securities class action lawsuits and regulatory investigations of mutual fund trading. In addition, she has calculated compensation to investors in mutual funds affected by market timing. In mass tort litigations, Ms. Claxton has forecasted claims relating to prospective mass tort litigation involving asbestos and hardboard siding. Ms. Claxton has also been the Associate Project Director on 11 public sector disparity studies, including studies for the States of Texas and Maryland.
Before joining NERA, Ms. Claxton was the Senior Staff Associate for the Center for Human Resource Management Studies and the Industrial Relations Research Center at Columbia University's Graduate School of Business, where she was responsible for the management of research projects and the development and maintenance of research databases. She prepared statistics for numerous reports, including Human Resource Policies and Practices and the Performance of American Firms, published by the US Department of Labor.