Risk Economics® provides advisory services at the intersection of commercial business-process engineering and risk engineering with a particular focus on coupling commercial reinsurance and financial technology, through the rigorous application of agent-based, demographic, and statistical methodologies to microeconomic and macroeconomic analytics.
Our expertise includes certain use-case domains within intellectual property and M&A analysis; warranty and product liability; forensic analysis, data and algorithmic bias; cyber-physical risk and supply-chain logistics; trade and lease finance; regulatory market structure; political risk surveillance; commerce and consumer behavior; labor, immigration, and global population dynamics; resource allocation and environmental valuation; spatial economics of household and urbanization trends; patterns of health, aging and income distribution.
Computational Economics and Statistics
Our activities focus on the proprietary development and scalable implementation of robust modeling and data analytic frameworks, including the application of computational tools and methods derived from machine learning, data-mining, and text-mining to systemic real world issues. Analytical scope includes loss causation and economic damage estimation related to liability from operational and model risk, machine testimony and behavior, algorithmic bias, as well as computational and digital forensics and contingent liability analysis.
Litigation, Regulation and Arbitration
The litigation, regulation and arbitration expert practice provides advisory services including internal investigations, expert analysis, as well as deposition and testimony on loss causation, industry customs and practices, generally accepted market conventions, economic damages related to market structure, financial institutions governance, and complex issues related to finance, economics and market standards and practices within securities, derivatives, reinsurance, and commodities markets, in addition to market structure across a diverse range of non-financial industry sectors.
Macroeconomics and Portfolio Strategy Practice
The macroeconomics and portfolio strategy practice focuses on developing analytics for modeling trends and patterns across global asset classes, markets, regions, sectors and industries. Our areas of expertise include portfolio strategy for foreign exchange, fixed income, commodities, and capital markets activity as well as econometric time-series and longitudinal analyses of business cycle dynamics, retail consumer behavior, real estate and housing markets, consumption spending and labor income, income distribution related to health, aging, retirement, population and immigration, and other demographic and socioeconomic indicators.
The Risk Economics® client roster is diverse and includes governmental and quasi-governmental agencies, global insurance and reinsurance firms, leading law firms, technology firms, global banking institutions, asset management firms, multinational corporations with interests in natural resources, commodities and energy, as well as government agencies and regulators.