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Dr. Martin Asher

Dr. Martin Asher 

Martin Asher is Professor of Economics and Business at Westmont College and Adjunct Professor of Finance at the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where he has taught for over 20 years.  Dr. Asher has provided expert testimony in antitrust cases involving allegations of price fixing and market allocation, has analyzed class certification issues, and constructed damage models in a variety of cases covering a wide range of industries.  He was the court-appointed expert in the largest gender discrimination damages case in the United States, and conducted contract research and evaluation for the U.S. Department of Agriculture and for the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania’s Department of Public Welfare and Department of Health.  Dr. Asher has experience in a number of industries, including the following: 

  • EPDM rubber (ethylene propylene diene monomer rubber)
  • Abrasive grain products
  • Commercial solid waste collection and disposal
  • Commercial tissue products
  • High-end baby products
  • Model agencies
  • Polypropylene carpet
  • Residential doors
  • Bread products
  • Sulfuric acid
  • Cathode ray tubes
  • Cast iron soil pipe

Education

Ph.D., Economics, University of Pennsylvania
M.A., Economics, University of Pennsylvania
B.A., Economics, Stanford University