Chief Economist Dr. Lynn Reaser provides the San Diego region with actionable economics, research, and consulting projects. She also ruminates on all things economic at fbei.wordpress.com.
FBEI Mission Statement: "To provide our students, alumni, and constituents with a relevant business and economic voice to meet the demands of a dynamic marketplace."
The Fermanian Business & Economic Institute provides valuable resources to both undergraduate and graduate students. By utilizing what the center has to offer, our students have access to an internship and employee database, which includes PLNU alumni contacts, corporate contacts, non-profit organizations, and entrepreneurs who are looking for qualified individuals. We also provide Professional Development Events throughout the year to allow students, faculty, and business professionals to meet, interact, and network. By hosting events such as these, we equip our students for the ever-growing world of business, and all of our constituents benefit as significant relationships are established and cultivated. To stay updated Join the FBEI Mailing List
2013 Economic Outlook
2013 Economic Outlook took place on Thursday, November 15, 2012 at the Liberty Station Conference Center. This year's event will followed the 2012 presidential election and guests heard from Dr. Lynn Reaser and the Honorable John Chiang, California State Controller.
The FBEI and the State Controller's Council of Economic Advisors
Dr. Reaser is named the Chief Economist of the State Controller's Council of Economic Advisors. This prestigious appointment positions Dr. Reaser as a key adviser to the Controller and she will head the Council as they analyze and recommend actions for the Controller. For more information on the Council click here.
In addition, the FBEI has been awarded a comprehensive forecasting and consulting contract with the State of California. The forecasting contract will position the FBEI as one of the leading economic voices in California providing the Controller with critical analysis and recommendations of the fiscal health of California. Click here to read the official press release.
Biomimicry & The Davinci Index
Biomimicry is one of the most promising scientific fields that could transform the ways goods and services are designed, produced, transported, and distributed. To view the Executive Summary and download a copy of the FBEI's The Economic Impact of Biomimicry: A regional, national, and international perspective click here. The Da Vinci Index is designed to provide a tangible metric or barometer of progress in this field. Please click here to see the complete purpose, components, methodology, and supervision of the Da Vinci Index lead by the FBEI at Point Loma Nazarene University and San Diego Zoo Global.