David S. Gibson
Vocational Economics, Inc. 799 Roosevelt Road Building 6 Suite 208 Glen Ellyn, IL 60137
David Gibson is a Senior Analyst for Vocational Economics, Inc. Mr. Gibson provides expert testimony in the areas of lost earnings due to death, disability, or loss of employment, and analyses of complex financial issues. He has provided testimony in both state and federal courts in more than 25 states and 140 jurisdictions.
With more than 40 years of experience, Mr. Gibson has researched and written extensively on the impact of disability on earnings and worklife expectancy using several noted studies. His work with the American Community Survey has included detailed examination of the impact of physical and cognitive disabilities on earnings and employment, as well as expanded research on occupation-specific earnings and age-earnings profiles. This work includes multiple presentations of his research to the ACS Users’ Group and U. S. Census Bureau.
He coordinates Vocational Economics’ analysis methodology and leads the company’s development of new statistical and demographic data for use in its forensic databases. Mr. Gibson has an MBA in finance from the University of Chicago, a Masters of Rehabilitation Counseling from the University of Kentucky, and a Baccalaureate degree in Accounting from the University of Illinois in Urbana. His training in these diverse disciplines uniquely qualifies him to assess the impact of disability or death on expected lifetime earnings.