David Reishus is an Executive Vice President with Compass Lexecon based in Boston, MA. He served as president of The Economics Resource Group, Inc., which merged with Lexecon in July of 1999. Since 1990, he has provided privileged consulting and supported or provided expert witness testimony on behalf of clients and/or their attorneys.
Dr. Reishus specializes in applying microeconomics to the study of markets. This application occurs in matters involving competitive analysis, market valuation and damages, and regulation of markets. In key energy industries such as natural gas, electricity and oil, he has analyzed market structures, regulatory policies, and the economic factors affecting firm behavior and competitive outcomes on behalf of private and public clients.
Dr. Reishus began his economic career by focusing on tax policy and the effect of tax systems on firm behavior, especially in financial markets and the market for corporate control. His work evolved to encompass more broadly the interaction in markets among government policy and regulation and firm activities. Dr. Reishus has applied these skills in numerous assignments involving regulated network industries such as railroads, electric power and natural gas transportation.
Dr. Reishus has a Ph.D. and an M.A. in Economics from Harvard University, and a B.A. in Economics from Northwestern University.