I have 35 years of experience, and specialize in the field of economics with specific knowledge in the areas of applied econometrics, forcasting and statistical analysis. I have published on such topics as state budget forecasting, bank regulation and financial markets. I am good at explaining ideas to people. My research papers are written clearly. I have published over 50 opposite the editorial page in newspapers like the LA Times. I have received teaching awards. Most recently as the teacher of the year in the MBA program.