- Company: Valley Economics Associates, Inc.
- Phone: (559) 862-5951
- Website: www.valleyeconomicsassociates.com/
Specialties & Experience
General Specialties:Economics and Financial
Specialty Focus:economist, forensic economist, forensic economics, economic damages, personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, loss of earnings, discrimination, defamation, loss of household services, life care plan valuation, loss of earning capacity, economic losses, tax neutralization
Education:Ph.D. Economics, Oklahoma State University; M. S. Economics, Oklahoma State University
Years in Practice:10+
Number of Times Deposed/Testified in Last 4 Yrs:20+
Dr. Avalos is a Professor of Economics at California State University, Fresno, where he has served as a faculty member since 2003. Dr. Avalos’ research and publication record relevant to forensic economics includes the following: • Avalos, Antonio, R. Sean Alley, and Philip T. Ganderton, “Assessing Economic Damages in Personal Injury and Wrongful Death Litigation: The State of New Mexico”, Journal of Forensic Economics, 28(1-2):211-226, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio, “General Guidelines for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: Tort Claims”, Journal of Forensic Economics 28(1):1-14, 2019. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Use and Limitations of Purchasing Power Parity for the Conversion of Damages Calculated in Foreign Currency: An Updated Look”, Journal of Legal Economics 21(2): 1-25, 2015. • Avalos, Antonio and Sean Alley, “Are Mexican Net Discount Rates Stationary? An Application for Lost Earnings Damages Involving Undocumented Workers”, Journal of Forensic Economics 25(2): 128-152, 2014. Dr. Avalos is an active member of the National Association of Forensic Economics and the American Academy of Economic and Financial Experts. Dr. Avalos can serve as a testifying expert or as an unnamed consultant assisting you with preparation for examination of an opposing expert at trial or deposition, or with settlement negotiations. Attorneys appreciate Dr. Avalos' clear, forthright, and unbiased reports and analyses, whether retained by counsel for plaintiffs or defendants.