NERA Economic Consulting Congratulates Fred Dunbar on His New Position with the Securities and Exchange Commission

09 September 2009

9 September/New York -- NERA Economic Consulting wishes to congratulate Dr. Fred Dunbar, a NERA Senior Vice President, on his appointment as Economic Fellow in the Office of Economic Analysis of the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

"The SEC's decision to appoint Fred to this position at such a critical time for financial regulation in general and the Commission in particular reflects his status as one of the nation’s leading securities and finance experts," said NERA President Dr. Andrew Carron. "We at NERA are pleased that the SEC made such a wise appointment, and wish Fred the best in what will surely be an exciting and challenging assignment."

Dr. Dunbar has been with NERA since 1979 and founded the firm's Securities and Finance and Mass Torts and Product Liability Practices. Dr. Dunbar has also taught in the Economics Departments of Tufts University and Northeastern University, and has served as an Adjunct Professor at Fordham University School of Law and Columbia University School of Law. He holds a PhD in economics from Tufts University and a BA in mathematics from Reed College.

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