Dr. Stuart L. Harshbarger



White Plains, NY
Tel: +1 914 448 4185
Fax: +1 914 448 4040

Email: stuart.harshbarger@nera.com
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PhD in economics, The George Washington University
BA in economics, Indiana University, Bloomington


Stuart L. Harshbarger is a Director in NERA's Transfer Pricing and Intellectual Property practices. Dr. Harshbarger manages a broad spectrum of international tax compliance, business valuation, and tax planning projects that have at their core complex economic, accounting, and legal issues that require sophisticated, multiple-year, advisory services. His years of experience as a transfer pricing expert has produced hundreds of transfer pricing studies, opinions, compliance reports, audit testimonials, and APAs on a worldwide basis. He has been qualified as an expert in economics before Federal and State courts, testifying on antitrust, breach of contract, and product liability matters. Prior to joining NERA, Dr. Harshbarger worked for PwC, DRI/McGraw-Hill, Argonne National Laboratory, the Washington Gas Light Company, and the US Department of Energy. 

He is the past vice president and program director of the National Economist Club in Washington DC, and served on the US Postal Service Customer Advisory Council in Chicago and the Chapter Committee of the National Association for Business Economics. His publications include articles in BNA Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report, International Tax Review, Journal of Computers and Operations Research, Energy Economics, and Public Utilities Fortnightly, and the 4th Edition (LexisNexis) of Practical Guide to U.S. Transfer Pricing, Chapter 29. Dr. Harshbarger is particularly well-versed in the economics associated with the agrochemical, automotive, heavy construction, industrial machinery, pharmaceutical, professional services, and retail trade industries. He received his PhD in economics from The George Washington University, and his BA in economics, with honors in economics, from Indiana University, Bloomington.

Title Type Author
Practical Guide to U.S. Transfer Pricing, Third Edition - Chapter 29 Book Dr. Stuart L. Harshbarger
Discussion Draft on BEPS Action 10: Proposed Modifications to Chapter VII of the Tran... Regulatory Filing By Dr. Stuart Harshbarger, Dr. Vladimir Starkov, and Guillaume Madelpuech
Determining Taxable Income According to the Profit Split Method for Financial Service... Presentation By Dr. Stuart Harshbarger and Amanda Pletz
Franchising Business Model in Intra-Group Services Published Article By Dr. Emmanuel Llinares and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger
The New Temporary Cost Sharing Regulations: What Needs to be Done? Brief By Harlow N. Higinbotham and Stuart L. Harshbarger et al.
Special Case: Charging Royalties to Newly Acquired Businesses Brief By Dr. Harlow Higinbotham and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger et al.
Using Credit Default Swaps to Price Intercompany Loan Guarantees Brief By Dr. Harlow Higinbotham and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger
Compliance and Tax Planning Under the New US Service Fee Regulations Brief By Dr. Harlow Higinbotham and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger
IP Valuation Puts New Theories into Practice Published Article By Dr. Alexander Voegele and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger et al.
Identifying Relevant Intercompany Activities, Quantifying Measurable Benefits Under t... Published Article By Dr. Harlow Higinbotham and Dr. Stuart Harshbarger