Vega experts are distinguished academic leaders with broad expertise in economic theory and its applications to labor and employment issues. Experts in our network have experience addressing labor dispute issues at the certification and damages phases of class action litigation. They also have experience testifying in matters regarding wage and hour disputes, discrimination claims, benefits valuation, and executive compensation, as well as job classification and structures. Vega experts regularly apply economic and statistical modelling techniques to cases in these subject areas.

Andrea Cann Chandrasekher

Professor of Law at University of California, Davis

  • Labor & Employment
Daphne Chen

Managing Director, Vega Economics

  • Consumer Finance
  • Corporate Finance
  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Labor & Employment
  • Securities & Finance
Steven Cuellar

Professor of Economics at Sonoma State University and Director of Advanced Marketing Analytics for Sonoma Research Associates

  • Marketing
  • Labor & Employment
Daniel S. Hamermesh

Distinguished Scholar, Barnard College; and Emeritus Professor of Economics at the University of Texas at Austin at Royal Holloway University of London

  • Labor & Employment
Nick Hillman

Professor in the Educational Leadership and Policy Analysis Department at University of Wisconsin, Madison

  • Education Economics
  • Labor & Employment
Wael Moussa

Senior Research Associate with the FHI 360 Education Policy and Data Center

  • Education Economics
  • Labor & Employment
Shu Shen

Associate Professor in the Department of Economics, University of California, Davis

  • Data Science & Statistics
  • Labor & Employment
Yves Zenou

Professor and the Richard Snape Chair in Business and Economics, Monash University in Melbourne, Australia

  • Labor & Employment
Andrew Zuppann


  • Labor & Employment
  • Healthcare & Health Economics
March 12, 2021 | News
Risk and the Misallocation of Human Capital

Professors German Cubas and Pedro Silos introduce cutting-edge research providing insight into many important factors that often are ignored in lost earnings calculations used in litigation.

March 1, 2021 | Brochure
Preparing for the Rise of ESG Litigation

Vega's research team discusses the widely anticipated ESG-related litigation claims and highlight our featured experts who can strengthen our clients position in these matters. 

October 17, 2018 | Article
Corporate Income Tax, Legal Form of Organization, and Employment

Dr. Daphne Chen recently published her article "Corporate Income Tax, Legal Form of Organization, and Employment" in the October issue of American Economic Journal: Macroeconomics. She examined the impact of a corporate income tax reduction on firms’ decisions regarding capital and employment.