Dr. Stephen G. Bronars

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sbronars@edgewortheconomics.com

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Office 202.580.7777

San Francisco Office
Office 415.906.3218

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Bio

Dr. Stephen Bronars is an expert in employment discrimination, wage and hours matters, and the use of criminal background checks in hiring decisions, bringing his expertise in the rigorous analysis of complex datasets to the economic issues considered in these matters. Dr. Bronars testifies on issues related to class certification, liability, and economic damages in matters involving screens used in hiring decisions; wrongful terminations; and age, race, and gender discrimination at the federal and state levels.

Dr. Bronars is a sophisticated researcher, with extensive experience in academia and public policy. He previously led the Department of Economics at the University of Texas and has held faculty positions at Georgetown University, the University of Pennsylvania, the University of California Santa Barbara, Yale University, and Texas A&M University.

Dr. Bronars publishes widely on the topics of labor economics, econometrics, and microeconomics and has been featured on CNN’s The Situation Room and Good Morning America. His commentary has been included in the Wall Street Journal, Forbes, Bloomberg, among others. He has also participated in Senate committee meetings, working to draft new legislation regarding immigration matters.

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  • Federal Government
  • Financial Services
  • Food Manufacturing
  • Healthcare
  • Retail
  • State Government
  • Technology

Education

Dr. Bronars earned his PhD and MA in economics from the University of Chicago and his BA in economics from the University of Illinois. 

Previous Experience

  • Senior Economist,  Welch Consulting
  • Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University
  • Chairman, Department of Economics, University of Texas

Practice Areas

  • Class Actions

  • Consumer Financial Services

  • Wage & Hours

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