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Jorge Baez

Director

Contact

Miami
Tel: +1 305 341 5060

New York City
Tel: +1 212 345 5753
Fax: +1 212 345 4650

Email: jorge.baez@nera.com
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Education

MBA, Yale University
BA in economics and physics, Vassar College

Experience

Mr. Baez is a Director at NERA specializing in providing expert economic advice in the areas of financial economics, valuation, international arbitration, and securities and commercial litigation. Mr. Baez’s testimony and advisory work has involved the analysis of equity, bond, option, swap, and futures trading, as well as issues relating to hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds. He has analyzed issues relevant to class certification, materiality, loss causation, and damages in dozens of securities and ERISA class actions and estimated damages and lost profits in merger, bankruptcy, and breach of contract cases.

His work has focused on such industries as banking, health care, telecommunications, information technology, oil and gas, and real estate. Mr. Baez has provided expert testimony at trials in US Federal District Court, and in Spanish and Swiss courts, in addition to presenting to government regulators in the US and Mexico.

Mr. Baez manages projects in the economics of product liability and antitrust. He has estimated the number and value of claims likely to arise from allegedly defective or harmful products, including asbestos, talc, consumer goods, and medical products. He has analyzed economic issues arising from regulatory antitrust and competition investigations, including market definition, market dynamics, competition, and pricing.

Prior to joining NERA, Mr. Baez worked as a consultant in BearingPoint’s Strategy and Transformation Group in the Management Consulting Practice.

Mr. Baez is from Quito, Ecuador, and is fluent in English and Spanish. He earned his MBA from Yale University, where he specialized in finance, statistics, and strategy. He received his BA in economics and physics from Vassar College.

Languages

Spanish

Title Type Author
Asbestos: Economic Assessment of Bans and Declining Production and Consumption Report By Lucy P. Allen, Mary Elizabeth C. Stern, Jorge Baez, and Frank George
Update on Economic Analysis of Price Impact in Securities Class Actions Post-Hallibur... Brief Jorge Baez et al.