Advanced Analytical Consulting Group (AACG) presents the following webinar:
Do No-Poaching Clauses reduce pay for workers in the Fast Food Industry? In this webinar we answer that question for two different geographic areas encompassing more than 3,000 franchised fast food locations.
AACG’s previous webinars and paper demonstrated that job opportunities and job concentration within the fast food industry are impacted relatively little by no-poaching clauses. In this webinar we present information from our new paper, Wages and Market Concentration: A Case Study from the Fast-Food Industry in Rhode Island and Florida, that directly analyzes the effect of no-poaching clauses on wages of fast food industry workers before and after no-poaching clauses were eliminated from thousands of fast food restaurants.
Topics include the following:
- A review of the central, repeated reliance on previously untested assertions that no-poaching clauses have an effect on wages in the fast food industry.
- New empirical calculations of the effect of No-Poaching Clauses on the concentration and job market opportunities within the fast food industry in Rhode Island and Florida.
- New empirical analysis about the effect of No-Poaching Clauses on wages of Fast Food Workers in labor markets encompassing over 3,000 franchised fast food restaurants.
About the Presenters:
Dr. Daniel S. Levy, National Managing Director, assists attorneys with economic, statistical and computing analyses in discrimination and other labor-related cases. In various areas of litigation, he has served as an expert witness for plaintiffs and defendants, including private companies, the Department of Labor, the Securities and Exchange Commission, the Department of Justice, and the Internal Revenue Service and has presented his research to the FBI, US Postal Service, the Environmental Protection Agency, and New York State Attorney General’s Office.
Prior to founding Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Dr. Levy was the National Managing Principal of Economic and Statistical Consulting for Deloitte Financial Advisory Services LLP. He also served as the Global Director of Economic Consulting for Arthur Andersen’s Value Solutions practice. He has also held research and consulting positions at Charles River Associates, The RAND Corporation, Needham, Harper Worldwide Advertising, SPSS Inc. and The University of Chicago Computation Center. Dr. Levy received a PhD and an AB with Special Honors in Economics from The University of Chicago.
Dr. Timothy Tardiff, Principal, assists attorneys and their clients with economic and statistical issues, with an emphasis on competition and antitrust issues. He has served as a consulting and expert witness in labor and competition matters in the United States and international jurisdictions, including for major telecommunications companies and regulatory authorities. Dr. Tardiff has frequently published articles in economics, antitrust, and telecommunications literature.
Prior to joining Advanced Analytical Consulting Group, Dr. Tardiff held research and consulting positions at Huron Consulting Group, NERA Economic Consulting, and Charles River Associates. Prior to his consulting career, Dr. Tardiff was on the faculty of the University of California, Davis. He received a Ph.D. in Social Science from the University of California, Irvine and a B.S. in Mathematics, with honors, from the California Institute of Technology.
For More Information Read AACG’s Recent Paper
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