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Dr. Ghayad is an associate at The Brattle Group, where he specializes in labor economics, white collar investigations, financial markets, and public policy. His research is focused on the econometric analysis of U.S. labor markets and other topics pertaining to unemployment and job market data.

Publications
Article
Elections and the Economy: What to do about Recessions?
December 2016
Rand Ghayad, Michael I. Cragg, and Frank Pinter
Published in Volume 13, Issue 1, of The Economists' Voice
Article
The Interaction of Managerial and Tax Transfer Pricing
January 21, 2016
Published in Bloomberg BNA Tax Management Transfer Pricing Report
The authors examine the differences between transfer prices used for tax and for management purposes, emphasizing the need to explain the differences to tax authorities who may question the company’s motives.
Article
Making the Most of Document Analytics
December 01, 2015
Published in Law360
Book
Supporting Experienced Long-Term Unemployed Professionals: Preliminary Lessons from a Boston-Area Case Study
October 2015
Rand Ghayad, Ofer Sharone, Gokce Basbug, Alex Vasquez, and Michelle Rosin
Published in Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century
Article
Growing Apart: The Evolution of Income vs. Wealth Inequality
June 10, 2015
Published in The Economists' Voice
Article
Big Data’s Big Impact In Financial Investigations
May 28, 2015
Paul Hinton, Mark Sarro, Rand Ghayad, and Kevin Rosenberg
Published on Law360
Article
Inequities in Tax Policy
May 04, 2015
Published in the Huffington Post
Article
The Employment Puzzle: Should Dodd and Frank Be Blamed?
August 25, 2014
Published in The Huffington Post
Article
Want to Help the Long-Term Unemployed? Try a Two-Tiered Minimum Wage.
May 05, 2014
Published in The Washington Post
Article
Does welfare make US unemployment worse?
July 23, 2013
Published on the World Economic Forum
Article
US Labour Market: Broken With and Without Unemployment Benefits
July 22, 2013
Published on VoxEU
Report
A Decomposition of Shifts of the Beveridge Curve
May 2013
Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
Article
It’s not a skill mismatch: Disaggregate evidence on the US unemployment-vacancy relationship
January 05, 2013
Published on VoxEU
Report
What Can We Learn by Disaggregating the Unemployment-Vacancy Relationship?
October 2012
Prepared for the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston
News & Events
October 15, 2015
Rand Ghayad Co-Authors a Book Chapter in Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century

Brattle associate Rand Ghayad recently contributed a chapter on long-term unemployment (LTU) as part of the newly released book, Transforming U.S. Workforce Development Policies for the 21st Century.

July 29, 2015
Michael Cragg and Rand Ghayad Publish a Research Paper in The Economists’ Voice Journal on Tax Policy and Economic Inequality

Brattle principal Michael Cragg and associate Rand Ghayad recently co-authored a research paper in The Economists’ Voice Journal, “Growing Apart: The Evolution of Income vs. Wealth Inequality,” addressing the negative impact of tax inequality on the economy and society.

May 28, 2015
Brattle Economists Author Law360 Article on the Use of Big Data in Financial Investigations

Brattle principals Paul Hinton and Mark Sarro, associate Rand Ghayad, and Kevin Rosenberg of Lowenstein & Weatherwax recently co-authored an article on Law360, “Big Data’s Big Impact In Financial Investigations,” which describes the challenges in detecting trade-based money laundering (TBML) for financial institutions, other businesses, and law enforcement.

August 25, 2014
Associate Rand Ghayad Authors Article on the Dodd-Frank Act and Long-Term Unemployment for The Huffington Post

An article written by Brattle associate Rand Ghayad, “The Employment Puzzle: Should Dodd and Frank Be Blamed?” was recently featured in The Huffington Post.

July 01, 2014
Associate Rand Ghayad to Present at Upcoming LMI Institute Directors Forum

Brattle associate Rand Ghayad will present at the upcoming Labor Market Information (LMI) Institute’s Directors Forum on July 1-2 in Boston, MA.

June 24, 2014
Rand Ghayad to Present to the Prime Minister and Employment Policy Council of France on Long-Term Unemployment

Brattle associate Rand Ghayad will give a presentation to the General Secretariat of the Employment Policy Council of France discussing his work on non-employment discrimination.

May 06, 2014
Rand Ghayad Presents at MIT Unemployment Conference

Brattle associate Rand Ghayad recently presented his research on long-term unemployment at MIT's conference, “The Crisis of Long Term Unemployment: What can be done?”