D. C. Sharp analyzes regional economic issues and is an expert in economic, financial, and other business issues that arise in litigation.
As an economic consultant in litigation matters, David’s clients have included both plaintiffs and defendants in cases involving antitrust, employment, and various other commercial and personal tort claims. He has worked as a consulting economist and econometrician on over 140 cases in federal and state courts since 1998. He has been called upon to testify to his analyses and conclusions concerning liability issues and damages in state and federal courts around the country.
David is formerly a tenured Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Southern Mississippi and has an extensive publishing record in such peer-reviewed journals as Journal of Forensic Economics, Journal of Economic Education, Economics of Education Review, Review of Social Economy, and Journal of Economic Issues. He currently writes about the Memphis economy and provides the analysis of a quarterly economic survey at Memphis Economic Indicator.
Ph.D., Economics, University of Memphis
M.A., Economics, University of Memphis
B.B.A, Economics, Memphis State University
Econ One, 2013 – Present
Nathan Associates, 2006 – 2013
University of Southern Mississippi, 2000 – 2006 (last position was tenured Associate Professor)
Nathan Associates, 1998 – 2000
U.S. District Court