Senior Consulting Economist
Mr. Bingham has specialized in regulatory analyses of the economics of policies designed to improve the quality of the environment. Mr. Bingham has supported the design and development of Veritas’ Environmental Policy Simulation Model (EPSM) that evaluates the effects of potential regulations on electricity production, pricing, and reliability. He has also evaluated the economics of food safety and estimated the social returns to government support of R&D. He has employed microeconomic, financial, and technical modeling, as well as benefit-cost, cost-effectiveness, and economic impact analyses to evaluate alternative policies. He has developed innovative approaches to modeling the economic effects of policies and programs based on microeconomic theory and valuing these effects using applied welfare economics principles. Mr. Bingham has managed many dozen contracts and projects for federal government clients.
Mr. Bingham has more than 35 years of administrative and technical experience leading research programs and conducting analyses of the economic benefits and costs of public policies and programs employing microeconomic analytic methods to support informed decision making. He has developed and managed research programs, designing and implementing successful competitive strategies to secure funding; hiring and developing an entrepreneurial and professional staff; and providing professionally conducted research products for a set of synergistic research programs. He has developed and contributed to the development of durable administrative systems designed to support the effective performance of research programs.
Mr. Bingham is a member of the American Economic Association and the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists. He authored a book chapter on environmental benefits valuation and has published papers in the Journal of Environmental Economics and Management, Public Finance Quarterly, and The Review of Economics and Statistics and served as a reviewer for professional journals. Mr. Bingham has taught microeconomic theory at North Carolina State University for over 20 years and environmental policy at Duke University and North Carolina State University.
Practice Areas- Environmental Economics- Policy Analysis- Natural Resource Damage Assessment (NRDA)
Expertise- Statistical Analysis- Regulatory Economics Research- Natural Resource Economics
Education- M.A., Economics, University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut, 1967- B.A., Economics, University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut, 1965