Practice: Financial Economics

Practice: Financial Economics

10 years at CRA

Vice President and Financial Economics Co-Practice Leader Arthur Baines shares his experience of working at CRA for the past 10 years.

What has kept you at CRA? What do you enjoy about working here?
That’s easy. You always want to be number 1 or 2 in the marketplace or the places where you choose to compete, and we are simply the best at what we do. The market knows us well and we focus on the things that we’re good at. I simply like working for the best consulting firm. Read more >

What drew Spencer to economic consulting?

Hi all! If you are looking at this, then you will probably want to know who you are reading about. My name is Spencer, and I am a first year analyst in the Financial Economics Practice here at Charles River Associates’ Washington, DC, office. Hyperbole is cheap and crass, but I am going to break my rule just this once for myself, because my first six months here have been incredible and immensely rewarding—but before we get to that there are basics to get out of the way. Read more >

Hear how Zach has settled into life as an analyst

I loved everything about Middlebury College, and I’m so happy I studied Economics, Math, and Computer Science while I was there. Nevertheless, anyone who majored in a quantitative discipline at a liberal arts school can relate to my struggle of seeking a job that could both continue to fill me with knowledge in a variety of disciplines and satisfy my affinity for problem-solving using quantitative reasoning. In many professional spheres, these qualities in a job are mutually exclusive, but I’ve found that economic consulting is the perfect intersection of the two. Read more >