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Dennis Hoffman

Dennis.Hoffman@asu.edu

Seidman Research Center Director and Economics Professor Center Dir & Professor
WPC Seidman Research Inst
Faculty w/Admin Appointment
Mail Code: 4011

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(480)965-5362

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Professor Dennis L. Hoffman is Director of the L. William Seidman Research Institute at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University. He has published numerous academic articles and a book in the area of macroeconomics and econometrics. He is director of ASU’s Office of the University Economist and has received both teaching and research awards from ASU, including the Distinguished Faculty Research Award and designation as a Dean’s Council of 100 Distinguished Scholar. His research has been supported by the National Science Foundation and he has served as a Fulbright research scholar. He served as a visiting research scholar at the Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis during the summer of 1996. In 1997, Dr. Hoffman was named the Arizona Professor of the Year by the Carnegie Foundation. Dr. Hoffman has served as Associate Dean for Graduate Programs and Associate Dean for Research in the W. P. Carey School of Business and in 2010 was appointed by the Governor to serve on the board of the Arizona State Retirement System and to chair a working group for the sales tax simplification effort.

Dr. Hoffman’s sponsored project efforts include the construction and maintenance of the tax revenue forecasting model used by the Executive Budget Office of the State of Arizona each year since 1982. Hoffman headed groups of economists who measured the economic impact of several fiscal initiatives for the State of Arizona in 1989 and in 1990. Dr. Hoffman has conducted considerable contract research over the last several years, including projects for most of the major businesses across the State of Arizona, for several State agencies and numerous foundations across the State. Dr. Hoffman has closely studied the regional economy in Arizona. His extensive experience positions him for his research interests that include defining and measuring the role of research universities in regional development, quantifying the value of education investments to the economic prosperity of a region, and measuring the impact of various fiscal initiatives on regional development. He is a frequent guest on broadcast news programs and is frequently quoted in business articles for newspapers across the State

Courses

Spring 2011

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ECN 475 Capstone in Economics

Spring 2010

Courses Taught This Semester
Course Number Course Title
ECN 475 Capstone in Economics

Research Activity Research Awards

  1. Hoffman,Dennis L * . ASU Economic Forecasting and Evaluation (IGA). AZ DES-DEPT ECONOMIC SECURITY (10/1/2012 - 9/30/2014).
  2. Hoffman,Dennis L * . ASU Economic Forecasting and Evaluation (IGA). AZ DES-DEPT ECONOMIC SECURITY (8/1/2011 - 9/30/2012).
  3. Hoffman,Dennis L * . Forecasts of General Funds Revenue Project. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (8/1/2008 - 6/30/2009).
  4. Hoffman,Dennis L * . Forecasts of General Funds Revenue. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/2007 - 6/30/2008).
  5. Hoffman,Dennis L * . Economic Impact of Proposition 201 on Bars and Restaurants in Arizona. AZ DEPT OF HEALTH SERVICES (2/1/2007 - 7/30/2008).
  6. Smith,Jacqueline Vella * , Boradkar,Prasad , Boradkar,Prasad , Callahan,Christopher , Callahan,Christopher , Cannella,Albert , Crow,Michael M , De Los Santos,Kimberly Amber , Essig,Linda , Gillmore,Mary Louise Rogers , Hoffman,Dennis L , Hoffman,Dennis L , Jurik,Nancy C , Jurik,Nancy C , Lobo,Jose A , Melnyk,Bernadette Mazurek , Phillips,Elizabeth Deutsch , Regier,Philip Roger , Rikakis,Thanassis , Rosen,Julia Karen , Shafer,Terri , Van Der Leeuw,Sander , . University as Entrepreneur. KAUFFMAN FDN (1/24/2007 - 6/30/2012).
  7. Hoffman,Dennis L * . Forecasts of General Funds Revenue. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/2006 - 7/31/2007).
  8. Hoffman,Dennis L * Hill,John Kenton . A Comprehensive Analysis of the Economic Impact of Raytheon's Arizona Operations. Raytheon Missile Sys. (5/1/2005 - 8/31/2005).
  9. Hoffman,Dennis L * . Peace Corps. PEACE CORPS (10/1/2003 - 9/30/2005).
  10. Hoffman,Dennis L * Hoffman,Dennis L * Clark,Tracy Lee . FORECASTS OF GENERAL FUND REVENUE. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/2000 - 6/30/2006).
  11. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECAST PROJECT 2000. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/1999 - 6/30/2000).
  12. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECAST PROJECT 1995. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/1994 - 6/30/1999).
  13. Hoffman,Dennis L * . INDIVIDUAL REFERRAL PROCESS. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (8/12/1993 - 6/30/1994).
  14. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORCECAST PROJECT 93. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/1992 - 6/30/1993).
  15. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECASTING PROJECT '92. AZ GOVERNORS OFFICE-STRATEGIC (7/1/1991 - 6/30/1992).
  16. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECASTING PROJECT. AZ DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION (9/11/1990 - 6/30/1991).
  17. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECASTING PROJECT. AZ DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION (7/5/1989 - 6/30/1990).
  18. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECASTING PROJECT. AZ DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION (7/1/1988 - 6/30/1989).
  19. Hoffman,Dennis L * . REVENUE FORECASTING PROJECT. AZ DEPT OF ADMINISTRATION (7/1/1987 - 6/30/1988).
  20. Hoffman,Dennis L * . TWO-STEP GLS ESTIMATORSIN MULTI-EQUATION GENERATED REGRESSOR. NSF (6/15/1985 - 4/10/1987).

* principal investigator

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