Dr. Jon Wainwright

Affiliated Consultant


Tel: +1 312 573 2800
Fax: +1 312 573 2810

Email: jon.wainwright.affiliate@nera.com
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PhD in economics, University of Texas, Austin
BS in economics, Colorado State University


Dr. Wainwright specializes in labor economics, statistics, and industrial organization. He has extensive experience analyzing the effects of discrimination on minorities, women, and persons over 40. He has testified as an expert witness in federal and state courts on these issues, and has authored one book and authored or co-authored numerous research reports and papers on these subjects.

His experience includes research projects and testimony involving:

  • Statistical analyses of public sector contracting affirmative action programs, including availability studies and disparity studies
  • Statistical analyses of business and entrepreneurial discrimination claims
  • Statistical analyses of employment discrimination claims
  • Evaluation of statistics generated from reduction-in-force planning
  • Evaluation of claims of lost earnings damages arising from employment discrimination or wrongful termination claims
  • Statistical analyses of elements of compensation such as salary, bonuses, and stock options outside of a litigation context
  • Statistical research on the advisability of class certification
Title Type Author
The State of Minority- and Woman-Owned Business Enterprise: Evidence from New York Report By Dr. Jon Wainwright et al.
The Limited Impact of Rothe VII on M/W/DBE Programs Published Article By Dr. Jon Wainwright et al.
Guidelines for Conducting a Disparity and Availability Study for the Federal DBE Prog... Report By Dr. Jon Wainwright et al.
US House of Representatives Testimony Concerning the Challenges Faced by Disadvantage... Testimony By Dr. Jon Wainwright
Court of Appeals Upholds Illinois Department of Transportation's DBE Program Working Paper By Dr. Jon Wainwright et al.
An Analysis of the Impact of Affirmative Action Programs on Self-Employment in the Co... Working Paper By Dr. Jon Wainwright with Professor David Blanchflower of Dartmouth College
Report of the Equal Pay Act Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment L... Study By Dr. Jon Wainwright with the Equal Pay Act Subcommittee of the ABA Section of Labor and Employment Law Federal Labor Standards Legislation Committee
Racial Discrimination and Minority Business Enterprise: Evidence from the 1990 Census... Book By Dr. Jon Wainwright