Dr. Jora Stixrud is a vice president in the Labor & Employment Practice of CRA and a labor economist who specializes in the statistical analysis of data.
She regularly consults on matters requiring the analysis of race, gender, and age differences in employment outcomes, both within the context of litigation and in pro-active pay audits and other initiatives. She has assisted clients as a testifying and consulting expert, as a project manager supporting a testifying expert, and in preparation for mediation and negotiations with government agencies such as the EEOC and OFCCP.
She also assists clients with wage and hour matters that required the analysis of large and/or complex databases. She is experienced in applying economic and statistical analyses to evaluate allegations of discrimination and wage and hour violations and in estimating potential damages in class action cases. Prior to joining CRA, Dr. Stixrud was a Senior Managing Director in Welch Consulting’s office in Washington, DC.
Dr. Stixrud received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago, where she specialized in Labor Economics, Applied Econometrics, and Applied Microeconomics. She served as a teaching assistant for graduate and undergraduate courses in econometrics and empirical labor economics at the University of Chicago and also worked as a research assistant.