Shireen Meer excels in economic analysis, producing standout work for a variety of competition matters across a broad range of industries.
Dr Shireen Meer is an economist and a director in the Washington DC office of the Berkeley Research Group. She specialises in the rigorous application of economic analysis to litigation and consulting matters. She has worked on a wide variety of matters, including antitrust, class actions, complex commercial disputes, intellectual property and government investigations.
Dr Meer has worked on competition matters across a wide range of industries addressing issues related to class certification, competitive effects, unfair competition and unfair trade practices, economic impact, and economic damages. Additionally, she has conducted benchmarking analyses, assessed outsourcing viability of public services and has conducted comparative economic analyses of proposals for government clients. Her work has spanned industries such as healthcare, consumer products, metal refining products, banking, and pharmaceuticals.
Dr Meer has taught undergraduate-level courses in micro- and macroeconomics and, while at Emory University, was managing editor of Managerial and Decision Economics, a peer-reviewed journal. She has published papers in academic journals and in professional publications. Her research on behavioral economics has been mentioned in trade press.
Dr Meer has provided deposition testimony, authored expert reports and submitted analyses in federal and state court. She has served on arbitration panels as a public arbitrator for the Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA). Dr Meer is an active member of several professional associations. She received her PhD and MA in economics from Emory University.