Anthony M. Gamboa, Jr.
Vocational Economics, Inc. 20 N Clark Street, 30th Floor Chicago, IL 60602
Anthony M. Gamboa, Jr. is a Senior Analyst for Vocational Economics, Inc., a forensic vocational economic consulting company. He received his Ph.D. from The Ohio State University, specializing in vocational counseling. He completed postdoctoral study in vocational rehabilitation and the economics of disability at the University of Cincinnati, University of Louisville, Purdue University, and the University of Nevada at Las Vegas. In addition, he completed post-doctoral study at The University of Chicago where he was awarded an MBA.
Dr. Gamboa has worked for over forty years as a vocational counselor, researcher, tenured professor at the University of Louisville, vocational expert with the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, and vocational economic analyst. He is the author and co-author of numerous scholarly articles published in a variety of refereed journals. He is a frequent speaker to professional groups interested in the economics of disability.
Dr. Gamboa pioneered work in the area of assessing loss of earning capacity for infants, children, and persons with mild traumatic brain injury. In 1987, while on sabbatical as a professor at the University of Louisville, he developed the first worklife expectancy tables for persons with a disability. The tables have been revised seven times and have been accepted in both federal and state courts throughout the nation. The sixth revision of the tables are entitled Gamboa Gibson Worklife Expectancy Tables and were published by Trial Guides in 2010. The seventh revision of the tables were published by Vocational Economics Press in 2015.
Dr. Gamboa has provided Vocational Economic Assessments pertaining to monetary damages associated with disability to both plaintiff and defense attorneys throughout the United States and has provided expert testimony in over 45 states. He has worked on thousands of cases involving a variety of impairments and has coordinated economic damage analyses on actions involving mass tort litigation.