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Gurkan Ay

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1155 Connecticut Ave NW. Suite 900
Washington, D.C., 20036

gurkan@resecon.com
202 800 2723
 



Overview


Gurkan Ay is a Director in the Washington, DC office of Resolution Economics, LLC. As a labor economist, he conducts economic and statistical analysis for employment discrimination cases brought under Title VII and environmental justice cases brought under Title VI, other employment and wage and hour matters, and affirmative action issues. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the George Washington University, M.Sc. in Finance from University of Wyoming, as well as a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Prior to joining Resolution Economics, Dr. Ay was a consultant at ERS Group and assisted clients from various industries (including retail, telecommunications, and manufacturing) within the context of class actions as well as single plaintiff cases at various phases of the legal process including class certification, settlement, and damage calculations. He worked in projects focusing on proactive analyses of race and gender in college acceptance decisions and employment decisions such as compensation, performance evaluation, promotion, and termination. Dr. Ay’s experience includes analysis of mutual fund market timing and late trading claims, financial damages projects, antitrust matters, and serving clients participating in the FCC’s spectrum auctions.

Dr. Ay also analyzed collective bargaining contracts for local governments, prepared dynamic labor force simulation models to evaluate multiple labor contract proposals, and analyzed apportionment of investment income in state taxation of an automobile manufacturer while working as an economist for American Economics Group.

In addition his consulting work, Dr. Ay served as an adjunct member of the McCourt School of Public Policy faculty at Georgetown University, where he advised and supervised eleven Master of Public Policy theses each of which analyzed a quantitative policy research question requiring advanced econometric modeling. He also taught common econometric techniques used in public policy research.

Dr. Ay has extensive experience with estimation of complex econometric models, large databases, and multiple statistical software packages.


 

Work team

Paul White

Partner

Rick Holt

Director

Julie Frizell

Director

Edward Bierhanzl

Director

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Address:
1155 Connecticut Ave NW.
Suite 900
Washington
D.C.
20036
United States
Phone:
202 800 2723
Fax:
202 644 9765
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Overview


Gurkan Ay is a Director in the Washington, DC office of Resolution Economics, LLC. As a labor economist, he conducts economic and statistical analysis for employment discrimination cases brought under Title VII and environmental justice cases brought under Title VI, other employment and wage and hour matters, and affirmative action issues. He has a Ph.D. in Economics from the George Washington University, M.Sc. in Finance from University of Wyoming, as well as a B.Sc. in Industrial Engineering from Istanbul Technical University.

Prior to joining Resolution Economics, Dr. Ay was a consultant at ERS Group and assisted clients from various industries (including retail, telecommunications, and manufacturing) within the context of class actions as well as single plaintiff cases at various phases of the legal process including class certification, settlement, and damage calculations. He worked in projects focusing on proactive analyses of race and gender in college acceptance decisions and employment decisions such as compensation, performance evaluation, promotion, and termination. Dr. Ay’s experience includes analysis of mutual fund market timing and late trading claims, financial damages projects, antitrust matters, and serving clients participating in the FCC’s spectrum auctions.

Dr. Ay also analyzed collective bargaining contracts for local governments, prepared dynamic labor force simulation models to evaluate multiple labor contract proposals, and analyzed apportionment of investment income in state taxation of an automobile manufacturer while working as an economist for American Economics Group.

In addition his consulting work, Dr. Ay served as an adjunct member of the McCourt School of Public Policy faculty at Georgetown University, where he advised and supervised eleven Master of Public Policy theses each of which analyzed a quantitative policy research question requiring advanced econometric modeling. He also taught common econometric techniques used in public policy research.

Dr. Ay has extensive experience with estimation of complex econometric models, large databases, and multiple statistical software packages.


 

Work team

Paul White

Partner

Rick Holt

Director

Julie Frizell

Director

Edward Bierhanzl

Director

view all