BIA-Hawaii Goes Live Webinar Session 5Name: BIA-Hawaii Goes Live Webinar Session 5Date: June 26, 2020Time: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM HSTRegistration: Sorry, public registration for this event has been closed.Event Description:
Eugene Tian, Ph.D.
STATE OF HAWAII DEPARTMENT OF BUSINESS, ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT, AND TOURISM
As the Chief Economist at the Hawaiʻi State Department of Business, Economic Development & Tourism, Dr. Eugene Tian spends a great deal of time thinking, writing, and worrying about Hawaiʻi's economy. He oversees DBEDT research on economic issues including tourism, emerging industries, diversification, technology, energy, and taxation. His team also produces the official statewide short-range economic forecast quarterly and the long-range population and economic forecast every five years.
Robert Dietz, Ph.D.
Chief Economist, NAHB
Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is Chief Economist for NAHB, where his responsibilities include housing market analysis, forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research. Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, Robert worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. He has testified before Congress on housing, economic and tax issues. He is a leading expert on home construction analysis and trends and has been cited and appeared on CNBC, the Wall Street Journal, and other news media. Robert is a native of Dayton, Ohio and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ohio State University in 2003.