Elliot Eisenberg

Elliot Eisenberg
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Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is an internationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making economics fun, relevant and educational.  Dr. Eisenberg earned a B.A. in economics with first-class honors from McGill University in Montreal, as well as a Master’s and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University.  Eisenberg is the Chief Economist for GraphsandLaughs, LLC, a Miami-based economic consultancy that serves a variety of clients across the United States.  He writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70-word commentary on the economy that is available at econ70.com.

Dr. Eisenberg has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, serving as keynote speaker on topics including economic forecasts, the economic impact of industries such as homebuilding, consequences of government regulation, and other current economic issues.  Dr. Eisenberg has been invited to testify before lawmakers and is often asked to comment on proposed legislation.  His research and opinions have been featured in Bloomberg Businessweek, Bureau of National Affairs, Forbes, Fortune, and many other publications.  He is a regularly featured guest on talk and public radio.

Dr. Eisenberg was formerly a Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C.  He is the creator of the multifamily stock index (the first nationally recognized index to track the total return of public firms principally involved in the ownership and management of apartments), the author of more than 100 articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, financial institutions and investment advisory groups.

Elliot’s interests include walking at least five miles a day and reading as many newspapers as he can get his hands on. He loves ice hockey and talking economics with crowds large and small!

Speaking Topics

Economic Insights With Dr. Eisenberg
Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. (aka, “The Bowtie Economist”) promises to entertain and educate as he discusses the short-term and longer-term health of the US economy.

Dr. Eisenberg will discuss the most recent statistics on the health of the US economy. Along the way, Eisenberg will examine household consumption, consumer sentiment, business sentiment, corporate investment, manufacturing activity, car, truck and RV sales, the service sector, government spending, politics and policy changes likely to be coming from DC, and imports, exports and trade policy. After that, Elliot will then focus on the health of labor market, the path of inflation, future Federal Reserve policy, the deficit and the debt. Depending on audience interest, Eisenberg can focus on housing market conditions, prices, inventories, and new construction, commercial, industrial and public construction activity and conditions, banking, default rates on various asset classes, ROA, ROE, net interest margin, energy prices, oil and gas exploration and production activity, and other topics.

Eisenberg closes his talks by comparing economic conditions across the nation and focusing on several key economic and demographic trends. After his prepared remarks, and time permitting, Dr. Eisenberg always looks forward to taking questions from the audience. Be ready to take plenty of notes.

Speaking Topics

  • Economic Insights With Dr. Eisenberg