James L. Doti, Ph.D.
James L. Doti, Ph.D., earned his master's and doctorate degrees from the University of Chicago. He has been president of Chapman University since 1991 and holds the Donald Bren Distinguished Chair of Business and Economics. Dr. Doti's articles have appeared in academic journals, as well as periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal and The Chronicle of Higher Education. He is the co-editor of two econometrics texts and co-editor of a collection of readings in free enterprise that received the Templeton Honor Award for Scholarly Excellence.
Dr. Doti serves on the board of the National Association of Independent Colleges and Universities and just completed a six-year term as chairman of the Association for Independent California Colleges and Universities.
He is a recipient of the Horatio Alger Award and the Ellis Island Medal of Honor.
Esmael Adibi, Ph.D.
Director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research and Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis at Chapman University, Dr. Esmael Adibi received his doctorate degree 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 The 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. Dr. Adibi serves on the board of directors of the SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union and is a member of the California Controller's Council of Economic Advisors.