Andrew Cook, Ph.D. is a labor economist, health economist, and an applied econometrician with over 15 years of experience in advanced quantitative methods, statistical studies, survey methodology, and econometric modeling.
Dr. Cook provides consulting and expert witness testimony services for complex litigation matters using advanced economic and statistical techniques, including econometrics, risk analysis, and sampling and survey design. He holds a doctorate in public policy, with concentrations in labor economics, health economics, and applied econometrics.
Dr. Cook specializes in economic and statistical analyses to clients involved in litigation, mediation, or consulting contexts where parties are engaged in complex business decisions. He has significant experience managing large complex data structures and statistical modeling. Dr. Cook has prepared economic and statistical analyses for numerous Fortune 500 companies on economic and statistical questions involving employment discrimination, FLSA and state wage and hour matters, EEOC/OFCCP investigations, workforce analytics, pay equity, reduction-in-force methodology, retention studies, survey design, damage calculations, executive compensation, statistical sampling, false claims questions, and Title IV/for-profit school litigation.
As an economic and statistical expert, Dr. Cook has submitted expert reports in matters pending before the U.S. District Courts in California and Texas, the Superior Court of the State of California, the Office of Human Rights in Maryland, and the State Court of Texas. He also participates in private arbitration and mediation matters and assists clients with corporate decision-making.
Prior to rejoining FTI Consulting, Dr. Cook held senior positions at Ogletree Deakins and The Claro Group, where he led class action matters focused on developing and analyzing complex statistical models.