Publications

Edgeworth experts publish in a variety of scholarly and trade journals on a range of topics including economics, legal cases, and data analytics. Discover our most recent thoughts and findings here.

  • Published Article, Law360 | 05.01.2024

    To comply with the Immigration and Nationality Act, the U.S. Department of Labor requires that H-2B visa workers, who are employed in less-skilled seasonal work, must be paid at least the prevailing wage for their occupation and work location.

  • Published Article, CPI Antitrust Chronicle | 04.30.2024

    In this piece published in the CPI Antitrust Chronicle, Edgeworth experts Tram Nguyen and Connor Moynihan review recent criminal antitrust cases involving expert witness testimony to highlight the types of economic analyses that were utilized in these matters and discuss the likely increase in reliance on expert economic testimony in the future.

  • Published Article, Bloomberg Law | 04.12.2024

    Mike Kheyfets compiled a unique database of over 100 BIPA settlements and studied the evolution of damages issues BIPA litigation cases.  The research, including a look ahead to what the findings may mean for the future, were published today in Bloomberg Law.

  • Published Article, Law360 | 03.07.2024

    Sushrut Jain and Valentina Bernasconi discuss damages estimation in class action suits with allegations of excess "slack-fill" in the packaging of consumer goods.

  • Published Article, Notre Dame Law School's Journal of Legislation | 01.16.2024

    In this article for the Notre Dame Law School's Journal of Legislation, Edgeworth’s Dr. Steve Bronars and Littler’s Allan King take a closer look at the concept of equal pay, and the application and impact of various equal pay laws in the United States, including state-specific rules and the Equal Pay Act.

  • White Paper, Edgeworth Economics | 10.26.2023

    The Department of Labor’s (DOL’s) September 8, 2023 Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) increases the standard salary level for the white-collar exemption to the 35th percentile of the pay distribution of full-time, non-hourly workers in the South Census region and imposes automatic updates to the salary threshold every three years.  The automatic adjustments would use the most recent quarterly data from the Current Population Survey to determine the 35th percentile of the pay distribution for full-time non-hourly workers in the South Census region. 

  • White Paper, Edgeworth Economics | 10.24.2023

    The Department of Labor’s September 8, 2023 Notice of Proposed Rule Making (NPRM) increases the salary threshold for the white-collar FLSA exemption.  In the NPRM, the Department explains that the purpose of the salary level test is to serve as an initial screening tool.[1]  It then goes on to downplay the extent to which the new threshold will increase the fraction of white-collar workers who will fail the salary level test by stating “the number of salaried white-collar employes for whom salary would be determinative of their non-exempt status and who earn at least the long test salary level – 3.2 million – is nearly ten times smaller than the number of salaried white-collar workers for whom job duties would continue to be determinative of their exemption status…”[2] 

  • Published Article, Law360 | 06.28.2023

    While the direct-selling world was awaiting U.S. District Judge Barbara Lynn's decision in Federal Trade Commission v. Neora LLC, in which the FTC alleged that Neora operated an illegal pyramid scheme, the FTC v. Noland case largely flew under the radar.

  • Published Article, Law360 | 04.26.2023

    Dr. Stephen Bronars of Edgeworth Economics analyzes the anticipated new salary thresholds for the Fair Labor Standards Act, expected to be proposed in May.

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