Ross D. Weiner, Ph.D.
Dr. Ross D. Weiner received his B.A. in Economics, Cum Laude, from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst in 1992. He received his M.A. and Ph.D. from the University of Massachusetts in 1996 and 1999, respectively. He has been a consultant to the University of Transkei, Umtata, South Africa, the South African Government, and a lecturer at the University of Massachusetts. Dr. Weiner is currently an Assistant Professor of Economics at The City College of New York, having joined the faculty there in 1999. He is also a research associate at the University Transportation Research Center and a member of the Board of Directors of the CUNY Institute for Urban Studies. His research experience includes work on the effect of access to public transit on housing prices in New Jersey and the impact of transportation infrastructure on the relocation of businesses to New Jersey.
Dr. Weiner has also conducted research on the economic impact of publicly funded and constructed sports arenas and stadiums on local and regional economic growth and development. His professional experience also includes research on South African international trade and global competitiveness, with respect to South Africa's comparative advantages. He has also published research on the economics of professional sports. Dr. Weiner serves on the faculty advisory committee of the Rosenberg-Humphrey Public Internship Program.