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Dr. Christine Polek has over ten years of professional experience in the expert witness consulting industry. She has helped experts in a broad range of cases to develop thoroughly researched yet accessible expert reports and to prepare for deposition and trial testimony. Christine has experience with many types of cases, including those involving economic damages and valuation as well as complex tax issues such as foreign tax credits, transfer pricing, and the business purpose doctrine. Her recent cases have involved the identification and valuation of intangible property, the analysis of the pre-tax profit potential of cross-border transactions, and the analysis of financial and accounting data in order to quantify lost profits.

In addition to economic consulting, Christine has experience analyzing mortgage-related investments, including agency and subprime mortgage-backed securities for the research group of a money management firm and has taught economic courses at the graduate and undergraduate level.

Representative Engagements
Valuing Properties with Wetland Potential
May 2011
Michael I. Cragg, Christine Polek, and Stephen Polasky
Published in The Appraisal Journal
Effective Communication in Economics: Lessons from Peter Boettke
Published in The Journal of Private Enterprise
Time-Varying Empirical Duration and Slope Effects for Mortgage-Backed Securities
Christine Polek and Stanley J. Kon
Published in the Journal of Fixed Income