Dr. Robert Dietz

Chief Economist, National Association of Home Builders

Robert Dietz, Ph.D., is Chief Economist for NAHB, where his responsibilities include housing market analysis, forecasting and industry surveys, and housing policy research. Prior to joining NAHB in 2005, Dr. Dietz worked as an economist for the Congressional Joint Committee on Taxation. He has testified before Congress on housing, economic and tax issues and is an expert on home construction analysis and trends. He has been cited and appeared on CNBC, the Wall Street Journal and other news media. Dr. Dietz is a native of Dayton, Ohio and earned a Ph.D. in Economics from the Ohio State University in 2003.