National Federation of Independent Business
Dr. Dunkelberg serves as Chief Economist for the National Federation of Independent Business (400,000 member firms; since 1971) and as Economic Strategist, Boenning & Scattergood. His prior appointments were at the Krannert Graduate School of Management, Purdue University, the Graduate School of Business, Stanford University and the Survey Research Center at the University of Michigan. He has a B.A., M.A. and Ph.D. degrees in Economics from the University of Michigan. He is a nationally known authority on small business, entrepreneurship, consumer behavior and consumer credit and government policy. He is a past president and a Fellow of the National Association for Business Economics [NABE]. He was appointed to the Census Advisory Committee representing the American Economic Association in 1992 and again in 1995 (serving as chair) and served on the board of The National Bureau of Economic Research from 1996 to 1999. He is an elected member of the Conference of Business Economists (and chairman in 2003) and the National Business Economic Issues Council and the first recipient of the Small Business Administration™s Research Advocate of the Year award and the Abramson Scroll from NABE for his papers on monetary policy (2009).