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G. Michael Phillips

Ph.D. – Economics

Experience & Background

Mike began his consulting career as an econometrician and statistician in 1976. Mike’s current consulting focus is on data-intensive complex litigation, statistical sampling, and financial and economic modeling. Mike has provided consulting or expert services on over 1,000 engagements and has testified in numerous federal and state courts. 

An award-winning scholar, Mike has authored or co-authored more than a dozen books and scholarly monographs, more than a dozen U.S. Patents, and over five dozen published academic papers and chapters. He has delivered hundreds of conference presentations and addresses throughout the world. 

Besides his affiliation with Phillips, Fractor & Company, LLC, Mike is a Professor of Finance, Financial Planning, and Insurance at the David Nazarian College of Business and Economics, California State University, Northridge (CSUN). He is also the Chief Scientist for the Center for Computationally Advanced Statistical Techniques in Pasadena, CA and works with MacroGrowth Advisors and Walnut Oak Capital. Previously, he served as the founding Director of CSUN’s Center for Financial Planning and Investment. 

Mike serves on the boards of the University Corporation of CSUN, and Volunteers of America, Los Angeles.


Mike received his B.S. in Mathematics and Economics from Illinois State University and his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of California, San Diego.