Robert A. Dye, Ph.D., is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Comerica Bank. He leads the Comerica Economics Department and provides commentary and research on the U.S. economy and the economies of Michigan, Texas, California, Arizona and Florida to Comerica, its clients and to national and regional media outlets.
Dye is the winner of the prestigious Lawrence R. Klein Award for 2015 for having the most accurate macroeconomic forecasts among the nation’s top forecasters.
Prior to joining Comerica, Dye was Senior Vice President and Senior Economist for PNC Financial Services Group. Previously, he served as Vice President and Economist at Realpoint and Senior Economist for Moody’s Economy.com and Wharton Econometrics. He is on the board of directors of the National Association of Business Economics and past president of the Economic Club of Pittsburgh. A graduate of Marietta College, Dye earned a BS in Petroleum Engineering. He holds a master’s degree in Natural Resources from Ball State University and a doctorate in Energy Management and Policy from University of Pennsylvania. Follow Dye on Twitter @Comerica_Econ.
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