Through 20 years of experience in business, policy, and academic research and teaching, Dino Falaschetti (PhD, MBA, CPA) managed Fortune 100 audit-engagements and corporate finance operations, created insightful business analytics and litigation support strategies, and helped develop productive policies for the White House and state legislatures.
Dr. Falaschetti now serves as Executive Director of the Property & Environment Research Center (PERC), an economic think tank that helps entrepreneurs, business leaders, and policy makers develop market solutions to environmental problems. He also serves as Special Consultant to Economists Incorporated, which offers research-based analysis and strategic advice to corporations, government agencies, and legal counselors worldwide.
Dr. Falaschetti previously served the Executive Office of the President as Senior Economist for the Council of Economic Advisers (under President George W. Bush and Chairmen Ben Bernanke and Edward Lazear), held endowed, tenured, and research faculty appointments in business, economics, finance, law, and policy at the University of California at Berkeley, Florida State University, Montana State University, Seattle University, Stanford University, University of Tennessee, and Washington University in St. Louis, and managed a $1 billion money market portfolio, foreign currency exposures, and business valuations for a Fortune 100 conglomerate. He continues to share his opinions on business, law, and politics through public and professional speeches, radio and television interviews, and other news and policy media.
Dr. Falaschetti earned a PhD in economics from Washington University in St. Louis (with fields in political economy, economic theory, and industrial organization), an MBA with high honors from the University of Chicago Booth School of Business (with concentrations in economics and finance), and a BS with distinction from the Indiana University Kelley School of Business (with a major in accounting and work-in-depth in philosophy).
- PhD - Washington University in St. Louis (Economics, December 1999)
- AM - Washington University in St. Louis (Economics, 1996)
- MBA with High Honors - University of Chicago (Economics and Finance, 1994)
- Certified Public Accountant (Illinois, certificate no. 52,878, first sitting, 1990)
- BS with Distinction - Indiana University (Business, December 1989)