Grant Center for Real Estate and Economics
About the Director
Robert F. Salvino, Ph.D. is the director of the Grant Center for Real Estate and Economics and the Ammons Family Endowed Professor of Free Enterprise with Coastal Carolina University’s Wall College of Business. His research has been published in Public Choice, the Review of Law and Economics, Journal of Entrepreneurship and Public Policy, and other journals and books. His most recent research considers economic policies and rules and their effects on behavior and economic outcomes. Dr. Salvino provides economic analysis for various industries, non-profit organizations, and government agencies and speaks regularly for many organizations across the region. His teaching interests include urban economics, real estate, and the economics of entrepreneurship. He developed and continues work to expand the real estate program at Coastal Carolina University.
Prior to his academic career, Salvino worked in Columbus, Ohio, as a geologist for a civil engineering firm and as a large loss property claims adjuster for Nationwide Insurance.
He earned a Ph.D. and a Master of Arts, both in economics, from Georgia State University in 2007 and 2004, respectively. He completed his undergraduate degree in geology at Marshall University in 1997.
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