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Dr. Cragg has extensive consulting, research, and expert witness experience in corporate finance, financial services, and valuation. He has testified in state and federal courts as well as in regulatory proceedings nationwide. His expertise includes consulting on risk and financial management matters with a focus on leading teams in complex litigation.

He has assisted corporations, the U.S. Department of Justice, and the Internal Revenue Service in developing economic and financial testimony in a variety of finance and tax litigation. Dr. Cragg recently played a central role in the highly-publicized Long Term Capital Management litigation and the Glaxo transfer pricing dispute.

Prior to joining the firm, Dr. Cragg was a founding partner of Cambridge Finance Partners, LLC where he served as a consultant and expert witness on litigation cases in the financial services, pharmaceutical, electric and gas, and high-tech industries. He was also formerly a partner at Bates White and a vice president at Analysis Group, where he focused on antitrust, intellectual property, and competition analysis.

Dr. Cragg began his career as a professor of economics at Columbia University and UCLA’s Andersen School of Management. He was also a consultant at RAND, and a senior economist in the Capital Markets Section of the Milken Institute. His research has been sponsored by a range of institutions and foundations including the NSF and NIH. Dr. Cragg currently serves as a co-editor of The Economists’ Voice.

Article
The Role Of Conjoint Surveys In Reasonable Royalty Cases
October 16, 2013
Published in Law360
Presentation
Super-Normal Profits, Intangibles, and Tax Policy: The Role of Economics
August 1, 2013
Presented at the National Association for Business Economics (NABE) Transfer Pricing Symposium, Arlington, VA
Newsletter
The European Debt Crisis and the Role of the European Central Bank
2012
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Cleaning Up Spark Spreads: How Plant Owners Can Reduce Risk Through Carbon Markets
March 2011
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Article
The Impact Of HR 3424 On The US Insurance Market
July 22, 2010
Published in Insurance Law360
Report
The Impact on the U.S. Insurance Market of H.R. 3424 on Offshore Affiliate Reinsurance: An Updated Economic Analysis
July 8, 2010
Michael I. Cragg, J. David Cummins, and Bin Zhou
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
Can the U.S. Congressional Ethanol Mandate be Met?
May 2010
Metin Celebi, Evan Cohen, Michael I. Cragg, David Hutchings, and Minal Shankar
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Report
The Impact on the U.S. Insurance Market of a Tax on Offshore Affiliate Reinsurance: An Economic Analysis
May 2009
Michael I. Cragg, J. David Cummins, and Bin Zhou
Prepared for The Coalition for Competitive Insurance Rates, with support from the Association of Bermuda Insurers and Reinsurers (ABIR) and Leading European Reinsurers and Insurers
Newsletter
Understanding the Credit Crisis Part 2: Getting Down the Mountain
2009
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.
Newsletter
Understanding the Credit Crisis: The Treasury, the Fed, and the Banking System
2008
Published by The Brattle Group, Inc.

Mike has many interests outside of work including kiteboarding, playing hockey, skiing, art, and architecture. He also enjoys spending time with his family.