Data for Decisions, LLC (DfD) is a boutique economic consulting firm specializing in labor & employment and the life sciences. Based in Boston and founded by Lakshmi Bloom in 2007, Data for Decisions has grown in size, scope, and influence, all while retaining its personal and collaborative culture. We partner with our clients – leading companies, law firms, nonprofit organizations, and government agencies – and provide them with bespoke and actionable analyses. We see our work as contributing to the broader social and economic good through improvements in the workplace or improvements in access to vaccines and quality healthcare.
Our labor & employment services include providing economic and statistical expertise in employment discrimination disputes; diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) studies; U.S. Department of Labor audits and investigations; and economic damages calculations.
Our life sciences services include the broad socio-economic valuation of vaccines and other health technologies, estimating the economic burden of diseases, designing patient-reported outcome questionnaires, and publishing thought leadership policy and practice articles.