David Gross is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Chicago. His areas of expertise include finance, applied microeconomics, econometrics and macroeconomics. He has served as a testifying expert and conducted studies on a wide range of topics including financial markets, estimation of damages, the economics of merger and acquisition transactions, mortgage finance, mutual funds, antitrust and industrial organization, and intellectual property disputes. Before joining Lexecon, Gross served on the faculty at the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business from 1995 to 2000. He has made numerous presentations to business, government, and academic audiences and has published articles in scholarly journals including The Quarterly Journal of Economics and The Review of Financial Studies. Gross has a Ph.D. in Economics from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and an A.B. from Stanford University.