Dr. John E. Gnuschke, Senior Research Fellow

Dr. John E. Gnuschke is Director of the Sparks Bureau of Business and Economic Research (SBBER) and the Center for Manpower Studies (CMS) and Professor of Economics at the University of Memphis. The SBBER and CMS are the applied business, economic, and labor market research divisions of the Fogelman College of Business and Economics. Dr. Gnuschke also serves as the Director of the Applied Information Technology Center and is Co-Director of the Center for Real Estate Research. The divisions support the research and publication efforts of faculty members and interact with other research organizations, government agencies, and the business community.

The SBBER and CMS rank among the top economic research divisions in the nation. Dr. Gnuschke has conducted over $40 million in research projects including gaming research, economic impact studies, labor market assessments, economic development strategic plans, community resource inventories, welfare reform evaluations, gaming research, education and training studies, economic impact studies, labor market analyses, revenue forecasting, and survey research. Dr. Gnuschke has a national reputation for the quality of his research and public service activities.

Dr. Gnuschke received his Ph.D. and M.A. degrees from the University of Missouri at Columbia and his B.S. degree from Utah State University. He has served as president of the national Association for University Business and Economic Research (AUBER). Dr. Gnuschke has extensive experience as a private consultant to major business, legal, financial, and government organizations.