Bates White Economic Consulting - Great culture, bad industry, limited upward mobility | Glassdoor
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    "Great culture, bad industry, limited upward mobility"

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    Former Employee - Senior Consultant 
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Bates White Economic Consulting full-time

    Pros

    1. The culture is great. You will know almost everyone in the office. The starting consultant classes are close with each other. 2. The work-life balance is good for a consultant job. While other reviews complain about the work-life balance, it is better at Bates White than it is elsewhere. Compensation is structured to reward you if you work a lot of hours consistently. 3. The size of the firm makes it easy...

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    Cons

    1. Economic Consulting is a boring industry. Half of the work is very dry litigation (asbestos, mortgage-backed securities,etc.). The other half of the work is interesting and high-profile, but you are doing unimportant and boring tasks. The lawyers you work for are doing the real critical thinking. 2. Upward mobility is limited. While the firm is not up-or-out, both the promotion cycles and salary progression...

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    Advice to Management

    Promote high performers faster.

    Bates White Economic Consulting2017-12-07

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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      • 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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