Thomas J. Dawson III

Subodh Mathur

Subodh Mathur is an academically-oriented applied economist (Ph.D. MIT) with a proven consulting and teaching record. He has been a consultant for various U.S. agencies, including the D.C. Public Service Commission, the D.C. Department of Energy and Environment, and the U.S. Postal Service. In addition, he has been a consultant for the World Bank in Asia and Africa.

He has taught graduate and undergraduate courses in economic theory, econometrics, environmental economics, and development economics at the American University, Washington, DC. He was appointed as an Adjunct Professor Jan-May 2020 by Johns Hopkins University, SAIS, but the course was canceled just before classes started. He is the author of Core Economics, Volume I, available on Amazon.

In keeping with his desire to change his field of work every few years, Subodh became a forensic economist in 2016. He has worked closely with JSPA, LLC, on conceptual and applied issues.

In particular, he has worked on several Economic Loss Reports and Life Care Plans. He fully understands both reports’ base value, future value, and present value calculations.

He is a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics (NAFE) and was invited by Dr. Ireland, a leading forensic economist, to participate in the select FE-L discussion forum.

Along with Dr. Jerome Paige, he has worked on several cases, including both plaintiff and defense cases.

Subodh has testified and been cross-examined as an expert witness since 1985 in several electricity and natural gas cases before the D.C. Public Service Commission. Further, Subodh has testified before the Postal Regulatory Commission.

Review Description:

➢ Economics Loss Report
➢ Life Care Plan Valuation

Services Description:

➢ Forensic Economics
➢ Personal Injury
➢ Wrongful Death
➢ Business Damages & Loss Profits Employment
➢ Valuation of Life Care Plans


Core Economics: Concepts & Applications. June 2020

Two chapters (of 10) World Bank book Mini Grids for Half a Billion People: Market Outlook and Handbook for Decision Makers. Executive Summary available.

One Goal, Two paths. Lead economics consultant. World Bank, Washington, D.C. September 2011.

Winds of Change: East Asia’s Sustainable Energy Future. Lead economics consultant. World Bank, Washington, D.C. April 2010.

World Bank/GEF solar home system projects: experiences and lessons learned 1993-2000. Eric Martinot, Anil Cabraal, and Subodh Mathur, Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews 5(1): 39-57 (2001).

Towards Smarter Subsidies. Presentation at Village Power Conference 1998.

Market Based Instruments for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol in Developing Countries. Nikhil Desai and Subodh Mathur. 1996. Environmental Department Papers, No. 053. Washington DC: The World Bank.

Rationale for GEF Involvement in Economically Viable Projects. GEF Discussion Paper, 1994.

Solar Energy: Lessons from the Pacific Island Experience, World Bank Technical Paper Number 244, 1994 (co-authored with Andres Liebenthal and Herbert Wade).

Labor Market Flexibility in East Asian Countries, Background paper for The East Asian Miracle, World Bank, (co-authored with Shekhar Shah). 1994.

“Price Distortions, Financing Constraints and Second-Best Investment Rules in the Transportation Industries,” Journal of Public Economics, Vol. 18, 1982, pp. 195-215. (Co-authored with Prof. Friedlaender, MIT).

“An Econometric Analysis of the Substitution between Copper and Aluminum in the Electrical Conductor Industry,” Materials and Society, Vol. 7, 1983, pp. 115-124. (Co-authored with Prof. Clark, MIT).

“Rural Poverty and Agricultural Production in India,” Journal of Development Studies, Vol. 7, No. 3, 1985, pp. 422-428.

“Nonmarket Valuations of Accidental Oil Spills: A Survey of Economic and Legal Analysis,” Journal of Marine Resources Economics, Vol. 2, No. 3, 1986. (Co-authored with Profs. G. Assaf and B. Kroetch, American University).

Review of “Commodity Prices and the New Inflation,” by Bosworth, B. and R. Lawrence, Brookings Institution, 1982 in Annals of the American Academy of Political and Social Sciences.