Edinaldo Tebaldi joined the faculty of the Department of Economics at Bryant University in 2007 and serves as the Director of the Center for Regional and Global Economic Studies at Bryant University. He also serves as the Rhode Island forecast manager for the New England Economic Partnership (NEEP). Dr. Tebaldi received his Ph.D. in economics from the University of New Hampshire with a concentration in Economic Growth and Development and International Economics. He is an expert in applied econometrics and currently teaches Econometrics, Economic Growth, and International Economics at Bryant University. Dr. Tebaldi has also worked as a consultant in the area of economic development for the World Bank, published several articles in scientific refereed journals, and co-authored a number of reports analyzing regional economic conditions.