relative availability means “the availability of ready, willing and able DBEs compared to all businesses ready, willing and able” to participate in the federally funded contract). The word “ready” is not found in the Croson decision, in which the court stated that a significant statistical disparity between “the number of qualified minority contractors willing and able to perform a particular service,” and the number of such contractors actually engaged by an entity or by the entity’s prime contractors, may support an inference of discriminatory exclusion. Croson, 488 U.S. at 509. Courts that use the phrase “ready, willing and able” do not ascribe a meaning to the word “ready” that requires an additional analysis beyond the factors in the methodology described in Chapter 7, infra. See e.g. Rothe Development Corp. v. U.S. Dept. of Defense, 499 F. Supp. 2d 775, 840-859 (W.D. Tex. 2007) (dismissing challenges to four disparity studies by Mason Tillman Associates, Ltd. The plaintiff failed to rebut the statistical evidence contained in any of the disparity studies with “credible, particularized” evidence from its own expert reports.).