Dr. Brinner is the Chief Economist of The Parthenon Group. He is well known as an expert economist and articulate analyst of the U.S. and international economies. Roger has many long-term relationships with corporate clients on issues relating to their strategies, market growth, pricing, and equity valuation. Dr. Brinner's experience includes senior positions at respected business, academic, and government institutions. Dr. Brinner has been an economics professor at Harvard University and the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, and for more than 20 years led the preeminent economic research group Standard & Poor’s/Data Resources. Roger has also served as a Senior Economist with the President’s Council of Economic Advisors and was a Visiting Fellow with the Federal Reserve. Dr. Brinner received a B.A. in Economics from Kalamazoo College and a Ph.D. in Economics from Harvard University.