Kristin Kucsma Before joining the Tinari Economics Group, Kucsma spent over 13 years as a Professor teaching economics courses including Principles of Microeconomics, Principles of Macroeconomics, Intermediate Microeconomic Theory, Money and Banking, Government and Business, Labor Economics and HUB I at Saint Peter’s College, Rutgers, Seton Hall and Drew Universities. Teaching at both the undergraduate and graduate levels, Professor Kucsma was an award-winning educator, receiving Professor of the Year Award two years in a row.
Her areas of expertise include American Economic History, Applied Micro Economic Theory, banking and financial markets and corporate finance. Professor Kucsma lectures regularly on estimating economic damages. She is a member of the National Association of Forensic Economics and the Eastern Economics Association. She earned a B.A., Summa Cum Laude, in Economics from Seton Hall University, an M.A. from Rutgers University, and currently is ABD at Rutgers University.
At TEG Kris worked extensively on forensic economics cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, lost profits, employment law and medical malpractice. She has testified in over 100 trials (in various states - in both Federal and state court) and in over 100 depositions. She also has testified in FINRA arbitrations and does a considerable amount of work for the defense as well as for plaintiffs. As such, Kris plays a critical role in growing the group by integrating her considerable academic knowledge with her real world experience, expanding the existing portfolio of comprehensive services offered by Sobel Tinari Economics Group.
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