Dr. Metz is a securities and finance expert with deep experience in credit analysis, financial modeling, asset pricing, market efficiency, and event studies.
He has consulted on asset pricing, antitrust, mergers and acquisitions, market manipulation, collusion, fixed income securities, and various debt derivatives. Dr. Metz’s experience spans numerous industries, with a focus on cryptocurrencies, transaction platforms, insurance, healthcare, telecom, real estate, and financial institutions. In the institutional and consumer credit space, he specializes in risk management, model design and estimation, and credit research.
Dr. Metz has worked on behalf of the US Department of Justice as well as private plaintiffs and defendants, and has testified several times on behalf of the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC).
Numerous popular media publications – including The Wall Street Journal, The Economist, and CNNMoney – have reported on Dr. Metz’s work and findings. He has also published in peer-reviewed journals such as the Journal of Pharmaceutical Finance, Economics and Policy, and the Journal of Banking and Finance, as well as trade publications like The Antitrust Source (now Antitrust Magazine).
Before joining Brattle, Dr. Metz was a Managing Director in a global economics consultancy’s financial, regulatory, data mining, and antitrust practices. Previously, he was the Managing Director of Credit Policy Research and Methodology Development at Moody’s Investors Service, where he vetted credit models in all market segments, including the public sector and banking. He also developed patented models of corporate default and rating transition. While at Moody’s, he founded a group dedicated to leveraging machine learning and data mining techniques.