Robert A. Sinclair is a Vice President at Potomac Economics and has been an economic consultant since 1993. Dr. Sinclair has served as an economic expert in a number of cases relating to competition, regulation, and restructuring in the electric utility industry before courts and regulatory agencies at the State and Federal level. This testimony includes analysis of competitive issues in merger and electric deregulation cases, retail and wholesale electricity rates, economic damages, and transmission rates. He has also testified on economic issues in the natural gas and telecommunications industries. Dr. Sinclair also has published articles in academic and professional journals on economics and regulation, including in The Review of Industrial Organization and The Electricity Journal. Dr. Sinclair has taught economics courses in industrial organization, antitrust, and microeconomic theory. He holds a Ph.D. in economics from the University of Pittsburgh with concentrations in industrial organization, antitrust, and statistical analysis.