Andrew (Andy) Zuppann is a Principal at Vega Economics specializing in applying economic and statistical methods to complex litigation matters. Dr. Zuppann takes a leading role in the active management of Vega’s practice. He leads case teams and works closely with experts throughout all stages of litigation, specializing in securities, finance, and market microstructure. He has extensive experience designing and implementing econometric models and in analyzing large datasets.
In recent case experience, Dr. Zuppann led a team documenting evidence of manipulation and collusion among traders in bond markets that led to a long-term engagement. He also led a team that evaluated the impact of corporate prosecutions and subsequent plea agreements on stock returns. Recently, he worked on damages modeling and materiality analysis for multiple concurrent RMBS matters.
Prior to joining Vega Economics, Dr. Zuppann was an Assistant Professor of Economics at the University of Houston and a Lecturer at the University of Chicago, where he taught classes on microeconomic theory, health economics, labor economics, and price theory at the undergraduate, masters, and Ph.D. levels. Dr. Zuppann also worked at the Federal Reserve Bank of New York and has been a Visiting Scholar and given presentations at the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.
Dr. Zuppann received his Ph.D. and master’s degree in Economics from the University of Chicago and dual bachelor’s degrees in Economics and Computer Science from Swarthmore College.