Oktay Akkus is an economist specializing in econometrics, industrial organization, and statistical analysis. Dr. Akkus has been providing statistical and economic analyses to estimate damages in antitrust cases, such as price-fixing and monopolization in a wide range of industries including food, airlines, chemicals, semiconductor manufacturing, health care, transportation equipment manufacturing, and consumer electronics. He has also conducted economic analyses on estimation of gender or age disparity and lost earnings in labor dispute cases.
Dr. Akkus authored an expert report in a case related to damages calculation for a wrongful termination claim.
Dr. Akkus has written and presented research on industrial organization. He co-authored a paper developing a novel technique to estimate bank merger value creation, which is published in Management Science. He has also refereed for the International Journal of Industrial Organization.