Peter Bernstein, Vice President

Mr. Bernstein is Vice President of RCF where he is a leader in RCF’s legal support and market economic analysis. He has written numerous testimonies and appeared as an expert witness on many occasions. Mr. Bernstein has testified before the Postal Regulatory Commission on the impact of the Internet on the finances of the U.S. Postal Service and has also testified in union-management contract arbitration hearings. Mr. Bernstein authors a quarterly economic report for Prudential Capital Group and its clients. He is a member of the Philadelphia Federal Reserve’s Survey of Professional Forecasters. He has co-authored several studies of the U.S. housing industry. He has also authored analyses of “Living Wage” proposals for the City of Chicago and for the city of Providence, RI, and led a large-scale survey of airline passengers for O’Hare airport. Mr. Bernstein collaborated on an RCF study of the impact of a proposed $1 billion casino/entertainment complex and testified before the Chicago Commission on Gaming. He has testified before the Chicago City Council on tax and development issues.

Mr. Bernstein is Visiting Instructor of Economics at DePaul University. He was on the faculty of Loyola University from 1987 to 1991 and was Lecturer at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business, where he taught investment theory.

Mr. Bernstein holds a B.A. in Economics and an M.B.A. in Economics and Finance, both from the University of Chicago.