Office of Economic Analysis

The Office of Economic Analysis is part of the School of Business' Strategic Partnership Program linking academic programs at the College of Charleston with key segments of the Lowcountry economy. The primary objective of this office is to provide objective analysis and interpretation of economic data and trends in the international, national, regional and local economy.

For more information regarding the research of the Office of Economic Analysis please refer to the following:

Presentations and Reports


Headshot of Frank Hefner, Ph.D.Frank Hefner, Ph.D., Office Director and Professor of Economics, 843.953.8111

Headshot of Mark Witte, Ph.D.Mark Witte, Ph.D., Professor of Economics, 843.953.3986

Economic research is also conducted jointly with the Office of Tourism Analysis.