Richard V.L. Cooper

Richard V.L. Cooper

Vice President
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Dr. Richard V.L. Cooper is a transfer pricing expert with more than 30 years of experience. Dr. Cooper has testified as an expert witness before various bodies, including the US Tax Court, the US International Trade Commission, and the US Congress (including the Senate Armed Services Committee, House Armed Services Committee, and House Budget Committee). He was named “one of the world’s leading transfer pricing advisors” by International Tax Review/Legal Media Group. Dr. Cooper is a member of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs and the National Committee on United States-China Relations.

Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Cooper was a managing director with Houlihan Lokey where he built and managed the transfer pricing and analytics-based consulting practice. Prior to that role, he was a senior managing director at FTI Consulting and a managing partner with Ernst & Young. Dr. Cooper has taught more than 20 undergraduate and graduate courses in international business, international tax, econometrics, money and banking, price theory, and manpower policy at Georgetown University, UCLA, University of California at Santa Barbara, University of Hawaii, and the Rand Graduate Institute. He has given more than 250 speeches and seminars on such topics as transfer pricing, valuation, international business strategy, international finance, countertrade, joint ventures, doing business in China, and export trading companies.

Education

PhD Economics, University of Chicago
MA Economics, University of California at Los Angeles
BA Economics, University of California at Los Angeles