John Dunham Associates


John Dunham & Associates (JDA) is an economic research firm based in Brooklyn, New York. The firm excels in the area of policy economics, having conducted hundreds of studies on the impact of taxes and regulations for a wide range of industries and companies. In addition to New York, JDA has offices in Chicago and Washington, D.C.


John Dunham is the President of John Dunham & Associates. John specializes in the economics of how public policy issues affect products and services. He has conducted hundreds of studies on taxes and reg­ulation. Dunham is regularly consulted by Reuters and other media covering business and economics, and his work has been reported in national broad­cast and print news outlets. His research has been published in a number of refereed journals including Economic Inquiry.

Prior to starting his own firm, John was the senior U.S. economist with Philip Morris, producing research and information on key issues facing all of the company’s divisions. Before this, John was a senior economist for the New York City Mayor’s Office, the New York City Comptroller’s Office, and the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey where he conducted the economic impact analysis of the World Trade Center.

John received his M.A. in economics from the New School for Social Research and his MBA from Columbia University. He is a member of the American Economics Association and the National Association of Business Economists.


Economic Impact of the California Wine Industry 2015

Wine Institute

Economic Impact of the Wine & Spirit Wholesaling Industry 2016

Wine & Spirit Wholesalers of America

Economic Impact of the Fertilizer Industry 2016

The Fertilizer Institute

Economic Impact of the Independent Distilled Spirits Industry 2017

Presidents’ Forum of the Distilled Spirits Industry

Economic Impact of the Recreational Vehicle Industry 2015

Recreational Vehicle Industry Association

Economic Impact of the Rubber Tire Industry 2017

U.S. Rubber Tire Manufacturers Association

Economic Impact of the Dairy Foods Industry 2017

International Dairy Foods Association

Economic Impact of the Chemical Distributing Industry 2017

National Association of Chemical Distributors

Economic Impact of the Moving and Storage Industry 2016

American Moving and Storage Association

Economic Impact of the Baking Industry 2016

American Bakers Association

Economic Impact of the Beer Industry 2016

Beer Institute