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Affiliated Researchers

Everyone associated with the Office of the University Economist administratively are members of other departments at Arizona State University. Most are employees of the L. William Seidman Research Institute in the W. P. Carey School of Business. The Office of the University Economist provides the majority of annual salary support for the principal research staff listed below.

In addition, the Office of the University Economist provides salary support for the affiliated faculty researchers, research support staff and administrative support staff listed below. The level of support received by those affiliated with the Office of the University Economist varies over time depending upon their time allocations to University Economist initiatives. Other members of the ASU community also may participate in University Economist projects.

Principal Research Staff

Dennis Hoffman, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Economics; Director, L. William Seidman Research Institute; and Director, Office of the University Economist

Tom Rex, M.B.A., Associate Director, Center for Competitiveness and Prosperity Research; and Manager of Research Initiatives, Office of the University Economist

Affiliated Researchers and Research Support Staff

Anthony Evans, Ph.D., Senior Research Fellow, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Melissa Gamez, B.A., Researcher, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Kent Hill, Ph.D., Research Professor, Department of Economics; and Principal Research Economist, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Timothy Hogan, Ph.D., Professor Emeritus, Department of Economics; and Senior Research Associate, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Timothy James, Ph.D., Research Professor, Department of Economics; and Director of Research and Consulting, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Lee McPheters, Ph.D., Research Professor, Department of Economics; and Director, the JPMorgan Chase Economic Outlook Center

Eva Madly, M.S., Research Economist, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Robert Row, B.S., Research and Modeling Technologist, L. William Seidman Research Institute

Administrative Support Staff

Angela Phillips, Administrative Assistant, L. William Seidman Research Institute