Daniel Flores

Washington, D.C.

Daniel Flores is a Managing Director and head of the Washington, DC office of Econ One Research, Inc.  He has master’s and doctoral degrees in economics from Boston University, and a bachelor’s degree in economics from the University of Barcelona.

Dr. Flores has spent the past 22 years teaching, conducting research and consulting in the field of economics.  He has taught courses in Principles of Economics, Advanced Microeconomics, International Economics, and Economics of the Public Sector at the University of Barcelona, Boston University and Skidmore College.  His research and consulting activities have included analyses of the economic effects of regulation, anticompetitive conduct and contractual disputes in a variety of industries, including agriculture, chemicals, construction materials, electricity, finance and banking, minerals and mining, oil and gas, pharmaceuticals, real estate, semiconductors, telecommunications and transportation.  He has testified as an expert economist in state court as well as before arbitral tribunals constituted under the rules of the International Centre for Settlement of Investment Disputes (ICSID), the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), the United Nations Commission on International Trade Law (UNCITRAL), and the Inter-American Commercial Arbitration Commission (IACAC).

Dr. Flores is an active contributor to the economics profession.  His economic research on regulatory issues has been published in refereed academic journals (Review of Industrial Organization, Journal of Transport Economics and Policy).  He has presented his work and served as discussant and session chair at several professional meetings (Industrial Organization Society, Eastern Economic Association, Southern Economic Association, Symposium of Economic Analysis).  He has been asked to referee journal submissions (International Journal of Transport Economics, Journal of Economics and Business, Journal of Transport Economics and Policy, ICSID Review – Foreign Investment Law Journal) and to review economic textbooks prior to publication (Waldman’s Intermediate Microeconomics, Mankiw’s Principles of Economics).  He was invited to the OECD headquarters in Paris to participate in a roundtable organized by the OECD and the European Conference of Ministers of Transport regarding (de)regulation of the taxi industry.  He has served as an expert witness with the National Institute for Trial Advocacy and the Trial Advocacy Group.  He is a member of the American Economic Association, the Industrial Organization Society, and the National Association for Business Economics.

Dr. Flores has been recognized by independent research conducted by the International Who’s Who of Commercial Arbitration 2014 and 2015 as being among the world’s leading arbitration expert witnesses.

Education
Ph.D. in Economics, Boston University
M.A. in Political Economy, Boston University
B.A. in Economics, University of Barcelona
Specialist in Tourism Businesses and Activities, Official School of Tourism of Catalonia

Work Experience
Econ One, 2004 – present
Skidmore College, Visiting Assistant Professor, 2001 – 2004
Boston University, Teaching Fellow, 1997 – 2000
University of Barcelona, Adjunct Professor, 1994 – 1995

Testimonial Experience
State Court
International Arbitration