Business and Economics

Grounded in research by two Nobel laureates, Mason’s stature in the economics field has changed the way economics plays out in society from where we dine to the effects of federal regulations on small businesses.

Center for Regional Analysis

The Center for Regional Analysis (CRA) mission is to provide research and technical assistance to local government and businesses, primarily located in the Washington DC Metro region. These efforts focus on economic, demographic, transportation, housing and fiscal issues.

Terry Clower

Northern Virginia Chair and University Professor
Director, Center for Regional Analysis, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University, Arlington, Virginia

Kelley Coyner

Senior Fellow, Center for Regional Analysis, Schar School of Policy and Government, George Mason University

 

As Executive Director of the Northern Virginia Transportation Commission, Ms. Coyner secured millions of dollars of funding for the region’s transportation system and built the technical strength of NVTC through innovative partnerships with the region’s research community.

Prior to joining NVTC as Executive Director she served as Chief of Staff to the National Capital Region’s Senior Policy Group on homeland security and emergency management where she led the region’s cities and counties and 500 subject matter experts through an overhaul of its strategic plan that guides management and selection of homeland security and emergency management grants.

Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

The Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy (TP3 Policy Center) mission is to advance research, education and public service in the understanding of public-private partnership policy in the transportation sector.

Jonathan L. Gifford

Professor, Schar School of Policy and Government at George Mason University
Director, Center for Transportation Public-Private Partnership Policy

Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship

The Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship (CIE) is an interdisciplinary hub in the School of Business that supports innovators and changemakers from all Mason schools and programs.

From innovative courses and clubs to makerspaces and competitions, CIE offers participants opportunities to explore and learn about creativity, innovation and entrepreneurship, experiment with concepts and tools, and startup a venture or initiative.

David J. Miller

Assistant Professor, School of Business
Executive Director, Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship
Director, Mason Innovation Lab and  Campus Entrepreneurship

Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship

The George Mason University Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship (CREE) seeks to advance real estate research and education in the real estate development profession and welcomes partners in their research and education mission

The Center serves to
... advance real estate knowledge through innovative and pertinent multidisciplinary research on real estate development and finance;
... address critical and timely issues of interest to the development and finance communities;
... hold seminars, workshops, symposia, and forums to examine the current state of the industry and to anticipate future industry opportunities and challenges; and
... support the highest quality real estate degree and executive education programs that prepare both students and industry professionals alike for tomorrow's real estate environment, specifically the MS in Real Estate Development.

Eric Maribojoc

Executive Director, Center for Real Estate Entrepreneurship, School of Busienss, George Mason University

Real estate professional with extensive experience and leadership in acquisition, financing, asset management, construction, leasing, re-positioning and sale of multifamily, office, retail and industrial properties

Specialties: Lease and contract negotiation, due diligence review, budget planning, vendor management, business analysis and planning, structuring capital and financing, business team formation, market research

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