Dr. Donald R. Deere is a senior consultant to the Labor & Employment Practice of CRA.
Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Deere was a Senior Managing Director with Welch Consulting. His work included statistical and economic analysis in cases involving claims of discrimination in employment, housing, transportation, and insurance, in cases involving wage and hour violations, and in cases involving lost earnings or commercial damages. He also has conducted analyses of compensation practices for internal and OFCCP audit purposes and provided testimony in cases in both state and federal courts.
Dr. Deere has a Ph.D. in economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. In 2007, Dr. Deere retired from the tenured faculty of the Department of Economics at Texas A&M University, where he taught courses in labor economics, economic principles, and public finance. While at Texas A&M University, he also taught graduate statistics in, and was Associate Director of the George Bush School of Government and Public Service. Dr. Deere’s research has concentrated primarily on labor markets and public policy affecting wages and employment. His research has been published in numerous professional peer-reviewed journals, including the American Economic Review, the Journal of Political Economy, the Quarterly Journal of Economics, and the Journal of Labor Economics.