Keynote Speaker

Dr. Esmael Adibi
Director, A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, Chapman University

Dr. Esmael Adibi, director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson chair of economic analysis at Chapman University, received his doctorate in economics from Claremont Graduate University. His research interests include macroeconomics, financial markets and regional economics. Dr. Adibi has co-authored two textbooks, Econometric Analysis – An Applications Approach, and The Practice of Econometrics with EViews. His articles have been published in newspapers including the Los Angeles Times and Orange County Register, as well as professional journals such as International Advances in Economic Research, the Journal of Private Enterprise and the Quarterly Journal of Business and Economics. Dr. Adibi is past president of the Association for University Business and Economic Research. He is a member of the National Association of Business Economists’ outlook survey panel and Western blue chip economic forecast panel. He is a member of California controller’s council of economic advisors.