Economic Consulting Staff

 

fred_raffa

Frederick A. Raffa, Ph.D. – Senior Economist

FRaffa@Raffaconsulting.com

Click HERE for CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Ph.D. in Economics – Florida State University, 1969
University Professor, University of Central Florida, 1969 – 1998
Author of “Evaluation and Proof of Economic Loss”, Volumes 9-11 of Damages in Tort Actions, Matthew Bender/LexisNexus, Inc., 1982-2013.

Frequent lecturer to bar associations and other groups.
Expert witness in over 850 trials

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Frances Ferrato, M.B.A. – Economic Analyst

FFerrato@Raffaconsulting.com

B.A. in Economics – University of Central Florida, 2006
M.B.A.- University of Central Florida, 2017
Omicron Delta Epsilon – International Honor Society in Economics
Over 8 years experience reviewing and analyzing personal injury claims

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Susan A. Hisey – Research Associate

SHisey@Raffaconsulting.com

Over 25 years experience reviewing wrongful death claims.
Data base manager/data analyst responsible for maintaining historical economic data file.
Editorial assistant to Volumes 9-11 of Damages in Tort Actions.

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Matthew B. Raffa, Ph.D. – Economist

MRaffa@Raffaconsulting.com

Click HERE for CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Ph.D. in Economics – Florida State University, 1999.
Economic Analyst for State University Economic Impact Studies – Florida State University, Tallahassee and Panama City Campuses.
Doctoral Dissertation – ” The Use and Effects of Economic Experts in Tort Litigation”

Adjunct Professor – University of Central Florida, 1999-2002

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Mareike Schulz, M.B.A. – Economist

MSchulz@Raffaconsulting.com

Executive M.B.A. – University of Central Florida, 2012
B.S.B.A. in Economics – University of Central Florida, 2005
B.S.B.A. in Marketing – University of Central Florida, 2005
Winner of UCF College of Business Capstone Competition, 2005 and 2012

Omicron Delta Epsilon International Honor Society in Economics
Over 8 years of experience reviewing and analyzing wrongful death claims

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Brian C. Wells, M.B.A. – Economist

BrianW@Raffaconsulting.com

Click HERE for CV (Curriculum Vitae)

M.B.A. – University of Central Florida, 1996
Over 25 years experience evaluating personal injury, workers’ compensation, and employment discrimination claims.
Author of “A Present Value Analysis of the Diminution of the Earning Capacity and the Cost of Life Care Needs of Ms. Jane Doe”.

Seminar presentations: “Overview of the Economist’s Role in Personal Injury Litigation, With Specific Emphasis on the Method Used to Arrive at the Present Value of the Life Care Needs of an Injured Individual, Including Initial Set-Up of a Life Care Plan and the Determination of Inflation and Discount Rates”; “Role of the Economist in Evaluating Life Care Plans”.

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Edward T. Wolpert, Ph.D. – Economist

EWolpert@Raffaconsulting.com

Click HERE for CV (Curriculum Vitae)

Ph.D. in Economics – Florida State University, 1998
M.S. in Economics – Florida State University, 1997
M.A. in Applied Economics – University of Central Florida, 1994
Economic Analyst for State University Economic Impact and Tax Studies – Florida State University, Tallahassee and Panama City Campuses.

Doctoral Dissertation – “Relative Wages and Employment Transitions Among Temporary Help Workers”
Adjunct Professor – University of Central Florida