Dr. Kristin Terris



Los Angeles
Tel: +1 213 346 3003
Fax: +1 213 346 3030

Email: kristin.terris@nera.com
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PhD and MA in economics, Georgetown University
BS in electrical engineering, University of Colorado, Boulder
BS in finance, University of Colorado, Boulder


Dr. Terris specializes in antitrust litigations and mergers. Her projects involve the study of relevant markets, market power, mergers and acquisitions, predatory pricing, tying and bundling, exclusive dealing and essential facilities, as well as antitrust and commercial damages. She provides expert testimony in litigations and through presentations to regulatory agencies. Her areas of specialty include applied microeconomics and econometric methods, specifically applying statistical methods and econometrics to litigation matters and working with large complex datasets.  She has substantial work experience in health care and has also worked on matters in industries such as airline and aerospace, pharmaceutical, medical devices, construction, telecommunications, technology, energy, and defense.

Before joining NERA, Dr. Terris was a faculty member at Wellesley College, where she taught undergraduate level courses in microeconomic theory and econometrics. While completing her PhD in economics at Georgetown University, she also taught graduate and undergraduate level courses in mathematics, economic theory, and labor. Prior to graduate school, Dr. Terris worked as a Program Manager at US West Wireless on a project to design and build their wireless network. Before that, she worked for more than a decade at Bechtel, where she contributed to project management and consulting engagements for clients worldwide, including projects in power generation, petroleum processing, environmental cleanup, telecommunications, nuclear weapons demilitarization, and security.


Title Type Author
Levelling the Playing Field: The Role of the Internet and Mobile Computing in Improvi... Study Dr. Lawrence Wu, James Mellsop, Dr. Kristin Terris, Dr. Will Taylor, et al.
A Regression Primer for Labor Practitioners Published Article By Dr. Kristin Terris et al.
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NERA Economic Consulting Announces Officer-Level Promotions 06 September 2012 Press Release