Matthew F. Bingham

Principal Economist

Mr. Bingham is a Principal Economist and Founding Partner of Veritas Economic Consulting (Veritas). Mr. Bingham has led Veritas’ custom modeling design and development efforts to evaluate and address complex market and non-market valuation questions. Mr. Bingham’s specific experience includes leading the design and development of Veritas’ Environmental Policy Simulation Model (EPSM) that evaluates the effects of potential regulations on electricity production, pricing, and reliability; commercial and recreational fishing models for North Atlantic and Mid-Atlantic Coastal, Great Lakes, California Coast, and numerous U.S. inland fisheries; and Veritas’ Alternative Restoration Options Model that evaluates the costs and benefits of restoration alternatives. Mr. Bingham has more than 15 years of experience in applying microeconomic theory, econometrics, statistics, and bioeconomic modeling in Veritas’ development and evaluation of custom economic models.

Mr. Bingham has provided and/or presented the results of his models for policy analysis, regulatory impact analysis, regulatory compliance, expert testimony, or litigation support. The results of Mr. Bingham’s custom models have been used by and/or provided and presented to the Electric Power Research Institute (EPRI), the United States Army Corps of Engineers (USACE), the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (USEPA), the California Regional Water Quality Control Board, Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection (PADEP), Texas Commission on Environmental Quality (TCEQ), Texas Parks & Wildlife, and the Michigan Department of Natural Resources (MDNR).

Mr. Bingham is a member of the International Association of Maritime Economists, the Association of Environmental and Resource Economists, American Economic Association, American Water Resources Association, and American Fisheries Society. Mr. Bingham has published numerous peer-reviewed articles in well-recognized environmental, health, forestry, and pharmaceutical economics journals including Land Economics, Value in Health, the Journal of Forest Economics, and the Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health.

Practice Areas
– Custom Models
– Regulatory Compliance
– Regulatory Impact and Policy Analysis

– Mathematical Modeling
– Bioeconomic Analysis
– Statistical Analysis

– M.S., Economics, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 1996
– B.A., Economics, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, 1992