University of California, Riverside

UCR SoBA



Center for Economic Forecasting and Development


 Center for Economic Forecasting and Development

About Us

The Center for Economic Forecasting is home to a dedicated team of economists, researchers, and public policy professionals. With many decades of experience between them, the Center’s staff are committed to applying the very best of their abilities, knowledge, and experience to producing focused, enlightening, and usable research for Inland Southern California and beyond.

Center for Economic Forecasting & Development

Christopher Thornberg
Director & Adjunct Professor


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Sherif Hanna
Deputy Director


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Robert Kleinhenz
Economist and Executive Director of Research


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Victoria Bond
Director of Marketing & Communications


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Rick Smith
Director of Business Development


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Dustin Cody Schrader
Public Policy Manager


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Adam Fowler
Public Policy Manager


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Brian James Vanderplas
Senior Research Associate


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Justin Niakamal
Economic Forecasting & Development


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Eric Otto Meux
Economic Forecasting & Development


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Clarissa Paik
Economic Forecasting & Development


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Danielle Alicia Tremeear
Economic Forecasting & Development Executive Assistant


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