Past Projects

Client: City of Seattle
Year of engagement: 2016
Project: Seattle Employee Scheduling Study 
Description: Design & implement surveys of employees and managers, prepare report on the basis of results.

Client: Brancart and Brancart
Year of engagement: 2015
Project: Housing Discrimination Litigation
Description: Prepared expert witness report.  Deposed.
Links:

Client: U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission
Year of engagement: 2014
Project: Employment Discrimination Investigation
Description: Prepared expert witness and rebuttal reports.
Links:

Client: Durham Public Schools
Year of engagement: 2014
Project: Reducing Disparities in School Suspension
Description: Analyzed district data on disciplinary infractions to identify strategies for reducing disparities in the use of suspension.
Links: Executive Summary of submitted report.

Client: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Year of engagement: 2013
Description: Developed a methodology for grading American public schools, and a website to disseminate the information.

Client: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Year of engagement: 2012
Project: Housing Discrimination Investigation
Description: Analyzed data to determine degree of racial/ethnic disproportionality in tenant interactions.
Links:

Client: Partnership for a New American Economy/Americas Society/Council on Americas
Year of engagement: 2012
Project: Examining the impact of immigration on American communities
Description: Conducted data analysis and prepared two reports for public release.
Links: New York City report; National report; Transcript of remarks by President Barack Obama mentioning the national report.

Client: Texas Taxpayer and Student Fairness Coalition, et al.
Year of engagement: 2012
Project: School Finance Litigation
Description: Prepared expert witness report.  Deposed, testified at trial.  Assisted counsel in preparing cross-examination strategy.
Links: Houston Chronicle coverage of trial testimony.

Client: U.S. Department of Justice, Civil Rights Division
Year of engagement: 2009
Project: Rental Housing Discrimination Investigation
Description: Prepared a rebuttal report.
Links:

Client: Bates White
Year of engagement: 2008
Project: Assessing Policy Options in the Mortgage Market
Description: Prepared White Paper on possible impacts of Federal intervention in the mortgage market.  Engaged with media and other stakeholders.
Links:

Client: Manhattan Institute for Policy Research
Year of engagement: 2007
Project: Immigrant Assimilation Index
Description: Developed a methodology for assessing the degree to which immigrants have integrated into American society.  Engaged with media and other stakeholders.
Links: