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William Kerr

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Overview

William Kerr is an expert in the economics of intellectual property and competitiveness. He has produced several books and articles on these subjects, including a leading treatise on the economics of intellectual property damages (with coauthor Dick Troxel), now in its tenth edition.

In more than 30 years as a professional economist, Dr. Kerr has taught economics and statistics and advised government and private clients on issues ranging from tax policy to economic development and on mergers and acquisition matters, as well as the development of international trade and licensing programs. He has testified as an expert in litigation related to intellectual property, antitrust issues, commercial disputes, international trade, and employment and discrimination matters.  

Education

The Graduate Faculty of The New School
Ph.D., Economics, 1979
M.S., Economics, 1975

The New School for Social Research
B.S., Social Sciences, 1974

Employment History

William O. Kerr & Company
President
2005 - 2011

LECG, LLC
Director
2005 - 2010

Navigant Consulting, Inc.
Director
1999 - 2005

PENTA Advisory Services, LLC
Director
1998 - 1999

C.W. Amos & Company
Director
1997 - 1998

Capital Economics
Principal
1985 - 1997

President's Private Sector Survey on Cost Control
Senior managing consultant
1983 

Arthur Young & Company
Director
1979 - 1985

CONEG Policy Research Center
Principal
1978 - 1979

Department of Economics, C.W. Post College/Long Island University
Instructor
1975 - 1978

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