Bates White Economic Consulting - A boutique firm that hires excellent people to do boring work--as good as it gets in a mediocre industry | Glassdoor
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    "A boutique firm that hires excellent people to do boring work--as good as it gets in a mediocre industry"

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    Current Employee - Consultant II in Washington, DC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time for more than 2 years

    Pros

    Junior staff are exceptional thanks to fastidious recruiting. Company has well-cultivated culture and some lively personalities at the top make life interesting. Experts in certain practice areas are highly respected and thus the company is able to get some of the most profitable and interesting work.

    Cons

    Unfortunately, the company chases less interesting business in its less glamorous practice areas, which are headed up by ambitious experts who have neither the technical expertise nor business acumen to ever really compete with the rainmakers. Unlike in other consulting firms, very little effort is made to give consultants a wide breadth of experiences. Hence, life can be persistently unfair for juniors who are matched...

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    Advice to Management

    Rotate the consultants around more; be wary about accepting cases that lead to high variability in hours, as this degrades the quality of the work experience for most employees.

    Bates White Economic Consulting2017-11-17

Other Employee Reviews

  1. "Great experience"

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      Former Employee - Anonymous Employee 

      I worked at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time

      Pros

      -Friendly and collegiate environment -Interesting work

      Cons

      -Some fluctuations in weekly hours

      Bates White Economic Consulting2019-03-09
    • "Great place to work"

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      • Work/Life Balance
      • Culture & Values
      • Career Opportunities
      • Compensation and Benefits
      • Senior Management
      Former Employee - Economist in Washington, DC
      Recommends
      Positive Outlook
      Approves of CEO

      I worked at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time for more than 2 years

      Pros

      Interesting projects and smart colleagues.

      Cons

      High variance in hours.

      Bates White Economic Consulting2019-02-13

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