Maile L. Nadelhoffer, Senior Research Economist and Webmaster
Maile L. Nadelhoffer is a senior research economist in the Economic and Business Research Center at The University of Arizona’s Eller College of Management. For 17 years, Maile has been a member of the Center’s Forecasting Project team which produces quarterly economic forecasts for Arizona and the Tucson and Phoenix metropolitan areas. These forecasts are recognized as among the most accurate in the Western states. She also contributes analysis to and is the editor of EBR's award-winning quarterly newsletter Arizona's Economy.
In the spring of 2012, Maile completed an “economic gardening” study for the Town of Sahuarita Locally-Based Entrepreneurs in Sahuarita: Building an Entrepreneurial Culture which involved survey work, community focus groups, townhalls, and implementing an entrepreneur training program. With Center faculty member Dr. Alberta Charney and researchers at Arizona State University, Maile was a co-author of A Strategic Assessment of the Economic Benefits of Investments in Research in Arizona under a grant from Science Foundation Arizona.
In her capacity as EBR's webmaster, she coordinates EBR's mission to facilitate public access to the most current and relevant socio-economic data and analysis available for Arizona and its communities. Under her direction, the EBR website has 3 times won the ”Award of Excellence” from the Association for University Economic and Business Research (2010, 2006, 2002). Maile is currently spearheading collaboration with Boston-based software firm, Leading Market Technologies, to develop new cloud-based software which allows users to capture time series (with histories) from myriad public and private sources. In recognition of this effort, LMT awarded $600,000 in licenses for the dataZoa suite of products to the Eller College, browse UANEWS article.
Prior to joining the Economic and Business Research Center's staff, Maile taught mathematics, statistics and economics at The University of Arizona and Pima Community College. With a background in environmental economics, she carried out cost benefit analyses of proposed environmental regulation for the Arizona Department of Environmental Quality and the Arizona Comparative Environmental Project. Maile holds a B.A. and M.S. in Mathematics and an M.A. in Economics, all from The University of Arizona.