Southern Meeting Nov 18-20, 2018

  • 18 Nov 2018
  • 20 Nov 2018
  • Washington, DC

Southern Economic Association 88th Annual Meeting

Washington, D.C. – Nov. 18-20, 2018

Conference Information:

Hotel: Marriott Marquis Washington, D.C.

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We have three sessions organized which include four presentations by federal employees with respect to income, forecasting, health and other data that we use, and five papers on timely issues in forensic economics. For further information on program participation please contact Gil Mathis.

November 18

NAFE Session I: 8:00 AM – 9:45 AM

Chair: Mark A. Weinstein,

Team Economics, LLC

“Assessing Economic Damages in Wrongful Death and Personal Injury Cases in D.C.”

Presented by: Jerome S. Paige, Subdoh Mathur and Richard Lockley, Jerome S. Paige & Associates, LLC

Discussant: Michael L. Brookshire, Brookshire

Barrett & Associates, LLC

Analysis of the National Health Expenditure Price Projections

Presented by: Sean P. Keehan, Economist, Office of the Actuary, Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services

Measuring Antitrust Damages in the Presence of Foreign Government Regulation”

Presented by: Pian Chen, Principle Economist, and David D’Auria, Research Analyst, Monument Economics Group

Discussant: Steven J. Shapiro, New York Institute of Technology

NAFE Session II: 10:00AM – 11:45 AM

Chair: Craig A. Allen, FCAS

Analysis of Economic Variables that Underline CBO’s Long-Term Budget Outlook

Presented by: Jeffrey F. Werling, Assistant Director, Macroeconomic Analysis Division, Congressional Budget Office

U.S. Life Table Program: Moving into the Future

Presented by: Elizabeth Arias, Director, US

Life Table Program, National Center for Health Statistics, CDC

Earnings by Educational Attainment using the Current Population Survey Annual Social and Economic Supplement (CPS ASCE)

Presented by: Jessica Semega, Survey Statistician, U.S. Census Bureau

NAFE Session III: 1:00- 2:45 PM

Chair: A. Frank Adams, III, Adams Economic Consulting, LLC

“Thoughts on Choosing A Pre-Judgment Interest Rate for Reparations Calculations – A Forensic Economics Approach”

Presented by: Joel N. Morse, University of Baltimore

Discussant: Marc A. Weinstein,

Team Economics, LLC

“Modelling the Impact of Recidivism on Worklife Expectancy”

Presented by: Michael L. Nieswiadomy,

University of North Texas

Discussant: Adam Looney, The Brookings Institution

“Work and Opportunity Before and After Incarceration”

Presented by: Adam Looney, Senior Fellow in Economic Studies, The Brookings Institution

Discussant: Michael L. Nieswiadomy,

University of North Texas

For further information on program participation please contact Gil Mathis at: or (270) 809-4283.

Gilbert Mathis (

(270) 809-4283

Vice President – Southern Region

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