John Deskins

John Deskins

  • Title: Director, Bureau of Business & Economic Research
  • Company: WVU

John Deskins serves as Director of the Bureau of Business & Economic Research and as Associate Professor of Economics at West Virginia University. He works primarily to serve the state by providing

rigorous economic analysis and macroeconomic forecasting to business leaders and policymakers across the state. His academic research has focused on economic development, small business economics, and public policy. His work has appeared in numerous professional economics outlets. Deskins has testified before the U.S. Congress and the West Virginia Legislature. He has delivered more than 300 speeches, and his quotes have appeared in numerous media outlets, including The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. He has obtained more than $2 million in funded research.

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