Dr. Arturo Gonzalez



San Francisco
Tel: +1 415 291 1068

Email: arturo.gonzalez@nera.com
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PhD in economics, University of California, Santa Barbara
BA in economics, University of California, Los Angeles 


Arturo Gonzalez has significant experience in competition, regulatory, and market analysis in the tech and finance sectors. Dr. Gonzalez increases and protects clients’ revenue by crafting compelling, evidence-based narratives that dissect the economic, regulatory, and technological processes that drive value creation for finance and media companies in local and global markets.

A recognized subject matter expert, Dr. Gonzalez covers three broad topical areas: technology (e.g., digital payments, data, the metaverse, e-commerce, and Future of Work), markets (e.g., competition, valuation, and regulation of multi-sided markets), and financial services (e.g., fintech, fair lending, anti-money laundering, labor-market discrimination, and model-risk management).

Previously, Dr. Gonzalez held senior leadership positions at Meta, Visa, and the US Federal Reserve Board of Governors, among other organizations. Along with a strong scholarly publication record, Dr. Gonzalez’s academic achievements include receiving tenure at the University of Arizona and affiliations with IZA (Bonn, Germany) and Carlos III University (Madrid, Spain).

A believer in public service, Dr. Gonzalez serves on the Dean’s Advisory Board of the Clinton School of Public Service and the Board of Directors for the University of California, Santa Barbara Alumni Association. He has been recognized for his accomplishments, including by the UCLA Anderson School of Management and the Richard Riordan Programs (Riordan Hall of Fame inductee and Legacy Award recipient). Dr. Gonzalez received the Lancaster Dissertation Award by the University of California, Santa Barbara for the best social sciences dissertation.



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Exploring the metaverse 26 February 2023 Media Coverage
Dr. Arturo Gonzalez Joins NERA as Associate Director 20 February 2023 Press Release