» Dr. Esmael Adibi
Professor, Director, A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research

George L. Argyros School of Business and Economics
Dr. Esmael Adibi
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Education
University of Tehran, Bachelor of Science in Economics
Chapman University, Master of Business Administration in Business Administration
California State University, Fullerton, Master of Science in Economics
The Claremont Graduate University, Ph.D. in Economics
Biography
Director of the A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research
and Anderson Chair of Economic Analysis.  Dr. Adibi joined the Chapman
Faculty in 1978, and was appointed director of the A. Gary Anderson
Center for Economic Research in 1985.  His research interests center on
analyzing key economic indicators for the U.S. and California
economies.  He is widely quoted in the media and regularly appears as a
guest speaker at various professional meetings.  Dr. Adibi is past
president of the Association for University Business and Economic
Research. He is a member of the NABE Outlook Survey Panel and Western
Blue Chip Economic Forecast Panel. He serves on the board of directors
of SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union and is a member of California
Controller's Council of Economic Advisors.
Recent Creative, Scholarly Work and Publications
Published the Economic Forecast for the U.S. and the Inland Empire, January 2013.
“Headwind Ahead,” The California State Controller Report, February 2013.
“Why Housing Prices Have Jumped,” The Orange County Register, April 28, 2013.
“A Taxable Sales Forecasting Model for Orange County,” sponsored by the Orange County Transportation Authority; A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, Chapman University, April 2013.
Published the November 2012 and the June 2013 issues of the Economic and Business Review.
“A Stronger and Broader Economic Recovery,” The California State Controller Report, July 2013.
Published the Economic and Business Review, June 2012
"The Recovery Is Not Going To Stall," The California State Controller Report, July 2012.
“Solving State’s Chronic Deficits,” The Orange County Register, September 2, 2012.
"The Recovery Creeps Along," The California State Controller Report, January 2012.
Published the Economic Forecast for the U.S. and the Inland Empire, January 2012
“Ballot Good Time for Reforms,” The Orange County Register, February 13, 2011.
“More Hiring Ahead,” The Orange County Register, June 26, 2011.
Published the Economic and Business Review, June 2011
Published the Economic and Business Review, December 2011
Published the Economic and Business Review, June 2010 & December 2010.
“Recovery Here; Jobs Will Take a Bit Longer,” The Orange County Register, January 3, 2010.
“Recovery Is Still Weak,” The Orange County Register, June 11, 2010.
“Dodging a Double-dip Recession,” The Orange County Register, August 15, 2010.
“Fed Picks Politics Over Economics?,” The Orange County Register, October 24, 2010.
“The Economic Impact of the Nonprofit Arts on Orange County,” sponsored by the Orange County Business Committee for the Arts, A. Gary Anderson Center for Economic Research, Chapman University, Fall 2010.
“10 Things You Should Know About Where the Economy Is Going,” The Orange County Register, June 28, 2009.
“Consumers Will Remain Cautious, So Must Small Businesses,” OC METRO Magazine, September 26, 2009.
“Short-term Gain, Long-term Loss,” The Orange County Register, February 22, 2009.
"The Road to Recession," The Orange County Register, June 29, 2008.
“Limited Visibility Ahead,” The Orange County Register, October 19, 2008.
Published the Economic and Business Review, June 2009 & December 2009
Published the Economic and Business Review, June 2008 & December 2008.