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Brian Sloboda, Ph.D.

Brian teaches online and face-to-face courses in economics and statistics at the University of Phoenix. Brian earned his Bachelor’s Degree in Economics from Rowan University in New Jersey and received his Master’s and Doctoral Degrees in Economics from Southern Illinois University at Carbondale. Brian specializes in labor economics and microeconomic theory and has research interests in labor economics, performance measurement, and applied time series. He also completed the Post-Doctoral Bridge (PDB) Program at the Warrington College of Business Administration Hough Graduate School at the University of Florida with a specialization in financial management and corporate finance. Brian has published articles in the Journal of Economics, Advances in Econometrics, Crisis Management in Tourism (wrote a chapter on the effects of terrorism on Europe)) Tourism Economics, Journal of Transportation and Statistics, Pennsylvania Economic Review, International Journal of Transport Economics (2), Journal of Educators Online, the Journal of Transportation Research Forum, Business and Public Administration Studies (2), Journal of Business and Economic Studies, Journal of Business and Economic Perspectives (2), Insight: The Scholarly Journal, Advances and Applications in Statistics, Current Politics and Economics in Africa, and the Virginia Economic Journal. He edited a volume for J Ross Publishers on Transportation Statistics in 2009 and Econometric and Forecasting Models (co-edited with Kalamogo Coulibaly and Chandrasekhar Putcha in 2013. He is also a committee member for the Federal Forecasters Consortium (FFC) and a board member for the Pennsylvania Economics Association. He is the former president for the Society of Government Economists (SGE) and is now the executive director. He is currently an assistant editor for the Journal of Economics.

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School of Advanced Studies