Rita Sweeney has experience in the areas of productivity measurement and analysis, corporate budget forecasting and analysis, labor economics, cost-benefit analysis, econometric cost analysis, database formulation and analysis, and customer response evaluation. Since joining Christensen Associates in 1982, she has directed the research and worked as a team member on numerous projects in the utilities, postal, telecommunications, transportation, natural resources, and litigation support practices of the firm. Her work in the labor area includes forecasting and analyzing labor compensation, analyzing employee career paths and attrition rates, conducting comparable worth studies, and labor supply modeling. She has also prepared presentations for several major labor arbitration proceedings.
Prior to joining Christensen Associates, Rita was on the faculty of Fordham University where she developed a course on the economics of discrimination. She was also on the economic research staffs of the World Bank and the U.S. State Department, where she contributed to public finance studies of developing nations.
February 12, 2015 - The Wisconsin Department of Transportation hired Christensen Associates to conduct a study to estimate the number of automobiles and light trucks on the roads without current registrations, and determine the reasons for non-compliance.