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Adrian R. FleissigPh.D

Senior Economist and Statistician, Independent Contractor

Dr. Fleissig is an internationally recognized economist and ranked in the top 1.4% of economists worldwide (757 out of 55,000) based on his research and for developing economic methodology.

He has worked extensively in developing economic methodology to analyze and provide forecasts for lost earnings and profits, damage estimates, complex economic models, statistical analysis and litigation support. He has also worked on numerous legal cases including several cases having multi-million dollar damage estimates.

Dr. Fleissig is a full time Professor of Economics at California State University Fullerton. He has been involved in research in monetary policy, consumer behavior and econometric and statistical modeling for over 25 years.

Dr. Fleissig has participated in numerous lectures covering regional, national and international analysis as well as real estate economics. He prepares economics reports, statistical analysis and forecasts for the private and public sectors. He has been quoted over 100 times in the press and has numerous academic publications.

Adrian R. Fleissig


Ph.D. Economics and Statistics, North Carolina State University
Bachelor of Economic Science with Honours, University of Witwatersrand, South Africa

Professional Credentials

American Economic Association
Western Economics Association

Professional History

1999—Present Professor of Economics, California State University Fullerton
1999—Present Research Associate for Woods Center for Economic Analysis and Forecasting, California State University Fullerton
2004—Present Research Associate for Center for Demographic Research, California State University Fullerton
2005—Present Research Associate for Social Science Research Center, California State University Fullerton
2006—Present Independent Contractor, RGL Forensics, Orange County, California
2004—2011 Present Advisory Board for Monetary Services Index, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis
1996—1999 Professor of Economics, St. Louis University
1993—1996 Professor of Economics, University of Texas Arlington


  • “Economic Impacts of a Property Assessment Portability Law,” Faculty Research Fellows Project: Center for California Studies, 2016.
  • “County of Riverside Forecasts and Economic Outlook,” County of Riverside, 2008-2015.
  • “International Trade Economic Forecasts an Overview of Orange County and Southern California Exports,” CSU Fullerton, 2010-present.
  • “An Econometric Model to Forecast Transportation Revenue for Orange County Resource Management Department,” County of Orange, 2000-present.
  • “Housing Market Analysis with House Price and Sales Forecasts,” California Association of Realtors, 2005-present.
  • “Constructing a Leading Economic Indicator for Southern California,” quarterly updates can be found at the web cite California State University Fullerton, School of Business and Economics, 1999-present.
  • “Inland Empire International Trade Economic Forecast,” CSU Fullerton, 2010-present.
  • “International Trade Economic Forecasts Inland Empire Metro Area and City of Riverside Merchandise Exports,” City of Riverside, 2014.
  • “Return on Investment Study for San Bernardino Investment Board,” County of San Bernardino, 2012-2014.
  • “ATEP Regional and State Economic Impact Report for the District,” 2008-2012, South Orange County Community College District
  • “Return on Investment Study for Santa Ana Workforce Investment Board,” 2009-2010
  • “Property Tax Transfer Study Status Report,” California Association of Realtors Property Tax Basis Portability Task Force, 2008
  • “Economic Impact of the Surf City USA Marathon on Huntington Beach,” 2008.
  • “Strategic Financial Plan” for the County of Orange, County Executive Office, 2006-2008.
  • “FHA Loan Limits and the Impact on California,” prepared for California Association of Realtors and forwarded to U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein, 2007.
  • “Impact of Increasing the Conforming Loan Limits,” prepared for California Association of Realtors and forwarded to U.S. Senator Diane Feinstein, 2006.
  • “Los Angeles County Demographic Estimates – Overall and Poverty Populations,” Los Angeles County Office of Health Assessment of Epidemiology, 2005-2006.