Michael A. Sadler

Michael A. Sadler

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Mike Sadler’s career as an economist spans almost 15 years and involves a broad array of activities related to finance and economics. Formerly a full-time academic, Mike is currently a Principal at Finance Scholars Group and also serves part-time on the faculty of economics at the University of Texas at Austin. Since beginning his career as a full-time consultant, Mike has been involved in matters related to antitrust, intellectual property, bankruptcy, securities, breach of contract, employment and other issues related to complex commercial disputes. He has served as a testifying expert and consultant and has managed project teams on behalf of companies in several industries, including energy, banking, real estate finance, auditing, financial exchanges, telecommunications, computer software, semiconductors and transportation.

Mike has a B.A. in Political Science (magna cum laude) from the University of New Mexico, a master’s degree in Economics from the London School of Economics, and a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Texas at Austin.


Ph.D., Economics, University of Texas – Austin, 1997
M.Sc., Economics, London School of Economics, 1990
B.A., Political Science, Magna Cum Laude, University of New Mexico, 1986

Areas of expertise

Recent news, presentations, and publications

Contributing author, Economic Damage Handbook for Attorneys, Econ One Research, Inc. (2007)

“Macroeconomic Trends and Business Operating Problems: Toward a New Framework for Analysis,” Proceedings of the 23rd Annual Advanced Business Bankruptcy Course, State Bar of Texas (May 2005)

“Escaping Poverty: Risk-Taking and Endogenous Inequality in a Model of Equilibrium Growth,” Review of Economic Dynamics (October 2000)