Monterey Institute of International Studies

David Roberts

Professor Emeritus

Professor Roberts teaches Economics, Money, Banking and International Finance, Decision Science, and Modeling and Forecasting.  He has taught at the State University of New York, Howard University, Naval Postgraduate School, and the University of Southern California.  He has also lectured in the U.S., Europe, Africa, and Asia.  He was a visiting financial economist at the National Credit Union Administration in Washington, DC, and is an active member of several professional organizations including the American Economic Association and the American Statistical Association.

Professor Roberts' research has focused on the transmission of wealth effects to aggregate economic variables and on the internationalization of small and medium-sized firms.  His research has been presented in professional journals and conference proceedings. He co-directs the Institute's Business and Economic Development Center, which provides joint faculty-student applied research opportunities.  Recent projects include forecasting the economic impact of national golf tournaments and forecasting telecommunications growth in selected European and South American countries.

Expertise

Economic theory, modeling and forecasting, monetary policy

Education

PhD, Economics, University of Southern California; MA, Economics, California State University, Los Angeles; BA, Economics, California State University, Northridge

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