Project Description

Elliot EisenbergElliot Eisenberg

Making the arcana and minutia of economics fun and entertaining!

Elliot Eisenberg, Ph.D. is a nationally acclaimed economist and public speaker specializing in making the arcana and minutiae of 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 and Ph.D. in public administration from Syracuse University. Eisenberg, formerly a Senior Economist with the National Association of Home Builders in Washington, D.C., is a frequent speaker on topics including: economic forecasts, economic impact of industries such as homebuilding and tourism, consequences of government regulation, strategic business development and other current economic issues.

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 eighty-five articles, serves on the Expert Advisory Board of Mortgage Market Guide and is a regular consultant to several large real estate professional associations, hedge funds and investment advisory groups. He has spoken to hundreds of business groups and associations, often as keynote speaker. 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 regularly featured guest on cable news programs, talk and public radio, writes a syndicated column and authors a daily 70 word commentary on the economy that is available at www.econ70.com.

His interests include keeping the rate of restoration of his 60 year old house ahead of its rate of deterioration and doting on his daughter. He loves ice hockey and talking economics with crowds large and small!

Topic Titles

The national and local economic forecast

The unintended consequences of gov’t regulation

The health of the residential housing market

The economic impact of home building created

Inflation, GDP, Unemployment, inflation, autos 

How well-meaning legislators screw up markets

Housing starts, sales, credit, household formation

Number of jobs, amount of taxes & income

Books

Working on one!

+

I put out a daily 70 word comment on the economy that goes to 9,000 people

List of Past Clients

  • Robert Bosch, GmbH (Bosch)
  • Texas Bankers Association
  • Randolph Savings Bank
  • Princeton Financial
  • Pennsylvania Housing Finance Authority
  • Bonded Builder Warranty Corporation
  • Federal Home Loan Bank of Topeka
  • Raleigh Regional Association of Realtors
  • National Tax Lien Association
  • Westlake Chemical Corporation
  • Master Builders Association of King and Snohomish Counties (Seattle Home Builders)
  • Education Credit Union Council