George A. Jouganatos, Ph.D.

George A. Jouganatos, Ph.D. Consulting Group
2001 T Street
Sacramento, CA 95811
Mobile: 916-743-2339
Office: 916-739-1132

George Jouganatos has been a college lecturer for 34 years. He has taught economics, finance, management, ethics, and quantitative analysis at University of California, Davis, University of California, Santa Cruz, California State University, Sacramento, and University of San Francisco. Dr. Jouganatos has been has been a consultant for more than 30 years.

He has written and conducted seminars in the fields of the economics of development, political economy, economic history, environmental economics, public policy, operational analysis, and economic modeling and forecasting.

Dr. Jouganatos conducted research at the University of Athens and the Centre of Economic Research and Planning in Athens, Greece, where he conferred with many of the nation's top economists and political officials. The fruits of the research resulted in a seminal book on the development of the Greek economy. His work on the Greek economy has been cited numerous times. He also engaged in research at the Institute of Development Studies, University of Sussex.

Since 1991, he works as a consulting economist providing economic and statistical analysis for the private and public sectors. He has written many economic impact, efficiency, cost, and feasibility studies. He has designed economic models, strategic plans, and performance measures.

He is in demand as an expert witness for cases involving personal injury, wrongful death, wrongful termination, housing discrimination, employment discrimination, economic loss, business valuations, lost profits, public finance, and breach of contracts. He has consulted and given testimony for numerous attorneys in California as well as in New York, Nevada, Pennsylvania, New Mexico, Iowa, Montana, British Columbia, Ohio, and Hawaii. He has consulted in more than 900 cases and for more than 200 law firms.

Dr. Jouganatos also conducts MCLE seminars. He has recently written articles on economic analysis in personal injury cases, and employment matters. You may read these at You may view video clips of his MCLE courses available at You may find them on through

His selected clients include California Department of Boating and Waterways, California Resources Agency, California Attorney General, California Department of Finance, California Department of Education, California Department of Transportation, California Department of Justice, California Department of Corrections, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research, County of Tehama, Yolo County, City of San Francisco, Harcourt Brace, McGraw-Hill Irwin, Delta Dental of California, Nationwide Insurance, General American Investments, Pacific Legal Foundation, Allied Electric Motor, Cengage, Fidelity Investments, Perry Capital, Deutsche Bank AG, London, and Bank of New York.

Dr. Jouganatos has advised California State Assembly and Congressional candidates on economic issues and policies. He was asked to review the economic platforms of United States Senate and California gubernatorial candidates. On more than 50 occasions he has provided brief commentaries on economic events and issues for television, radio, and print media.

In 2000, he was awarded a Faculty Research Fellows Grant from the Center of California Studies, California State University, Sacramento to analyze land holdings of the state for the Governor's Office of Planning and Research. He was awarded another Faculty Research Fellows Grant from the Center of California Studies, California State University, Sacramento in 2012. This research, also for the Governor’s Office of planning and Research, involves analyzing the implementation of California State Planning Priorities (AB 857).

He is a member of the American Economics Association, Association for Evolutionary Economics, National Association of Forensic Economics, Sacramento County Bar (associate) and Friends of Mount Athos Society.

Areas of Expertise
  • Business Valuation
  • Economics
  • Environmental Economics
  • Finance
  • Life Care Planning
  • Lost Profits
  • Personal Injury
  • Personal Property Valuation
  • Statistics

Expert Background
Q: Please list your professional accreditations, degrees, licenses, and certificates granted:
A: please click on 'introductory paragraph.'
Q: Please list your affiliations or memberships in any professional and/or industry organizations:
A: please click on 'introductory paragraph.'
Q: Please list any teaching or speaking experience you have had, including subject matter:
A: I have given many MCLE seminars in recent years. The subject matters were economic analyses in personal injury, wrongful death, employment, business cases, and the effective use of experts. The last MCLE course I provided was in January 2023.

I have been interviewed more than 50 times for the media. I give public lectures as well. Recent topics included implementation of State Planning Priorities, alternative views of the Greek Crisis, and the impact of the economy on our senior citizens.

please see introductory paragraph for a few more details.

please contact me for my c.v. which contains more details regarding my more than 34 years as university faculty and 30 years of consulting experience, as well as public speaking experience and media commentaries.

I have written articles on Economic Analysis in PI cases and employment matters. Please go to
Q: Have any of your accreditations ever been investigated, suspended or removed? (if yes, explain)
A: never
Q: On how many occasions have you been retained as an expert?
A: in more than 900 cases
Q: For what area(s) of expertise have you been retained as an expert?
A: please see intro.

In summary, economic, financial, business, and statistical analyses.
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the plaintiff?
A: perhaps 80%
Q: In what percentage of your cases were you retained by the defendant?
A: perhaps 20%
Q: On how many occasions have you had your deposition taken?
A: 122
Q: When was the last time you had your deposition taken?
A: February 2023
Q: On how many occasions have you been qualified by a court to give expert testimony?
A: many times, and never rejected as an expert in state and federal courts.
Q: On how many occasions have you testified as an expert in court or before an arbitrator?
A: 46
Q: For how many years have you worked with the legal industry as an expert?
A: Since 1991
Q: What services do you offer? (E.g.: consulting, testing, reports, site inspections etc.)
A: consultation, analysis, reports, testimony, research, case law research support, interrogatories, cross-examination support. MCLEs.
Q: What is your hourly rate to consult with an attorney?
A: There is no charge for initial consultation.

Otherwise $275/hr. I prefer to give you an estimate of my time.
Q: What is your hourly rate to review documents?
A: $275/hr but I prefer to give you an estimate of my time.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide deposition testimony?
A: $400/hr

Usually I do not charge travel time, just expenses.
Q: What is your hourly rate to provide testimony at trial?
A: $400/hr

Usually I do not charge travel time, just expenses.
Q: Please list any fees other than those stated above (E.g.: travel expenses, copy fees, etc.)
A: Travel expenses if necessary. I usually do not charge for travel time.


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