Edgeworth Economics hires Branko Jovanovic as partner in Washington, DC

29 June 2023 Consulting.us 2 min. read
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Edgeworth Economics, an economic consulting firm, has hired Branko Jovanovic, PhD as a partner.

Based in the firm’s Washington, DC headquarters, Jovanovic brings more than 20 years of experience as a consulting and testifying expert focusing on securities, finance, and consumer protection. In his new role at Edgeworth, Jovanovic will be a leader in the consumer protection practice providing economic analysis in false advertising, product defects, consumer finance, and data privacy litigation.

During his career, Jovanovic has applied his econometric knowledge to liability and damages matters in securities class actions and market manipulation. He has helped clients respond to investigation and requests from regulatory entities and has testified before courts, regulators, and arbitral tribunals.

“Branko is a widely respected economist, and we are delighted to welcome him to Edgeworth,” said John Johnson, PhD, CEO of Edgeworth Economics. “His commitment to high quality work, collaboration, and professional development makes him a natural fit for our firm.”

Edgeworth Economics hires Branko Jovanovic as partner in Washington, DC

Jovanovic has served as a senior-level expert economist at several economic consulting firms. He joins Edgeworth from The Brattle Group, where he spent six years and was a principal. Jovanovic was also previously a senior consultant at NERA, managing economist at Bates White, and an economist at CapAnalysis. Earlier in his career, Jovanovic was a consultant at the World Bank.

Aside from consulting, Jovanovic has also taught econometrics courses at Johns Hopkins University and New York University.

He has a doctorate in economics from Texas A&M University, a master’s degree in economics from Central European University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Belgrade.

“I have always respected John’s leadership of Edgeworth and the firm’s emphasis on team development, mentorship, and practice-building opportunities,” said Jovanovic. “Joining Edgeworth will allow me to continue to provide my clients with high quality economic analysis complemented by Edgeworth’s existing consumer protection portfolio.”

Founded in 2009 by Johnson – formerly a professor of economics and labor and industrial relations, at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign – Edgeworth delivers economic analysis and expert testimony to clients facing litigation and regulatory challenges. The firm’s economists, statisticians, and data analysts work with law firms, large companies, and government agencies on issues in antitrust, class certification, intellectual property, and labor and employment.

Edgeworth has 85 employees listed on LinkedIn and has offices in Washington, DC and Pasadena, CA.