by Jenifer Shockley
Rajeev Dhawan, director of the Economic Forecasting Center at Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business, has received the Pulsenomics 2015 Crystal Ball Award for forecasting accuracy in the quarterly Zillow Home Price Expectations Survey.
More than 100 academicians and analysts participate in the quarterly survey, which is administered by Pulsenomics, an economic research and consulting firm, for the online real estate site Zillow. The Crystal Ball Award is given annually to participants who most accurately forecast home price changes over horizons of one to five years.
Dhawan also was recognized for outstanding consistency. This is the second time the forecaster has received the Pulsenomics Crystal Ball Award; he also won it in 2013.
The largest business school in the South and part of a major research institution, Georgia State University’s J. Mack Robinson College of Business has 200 faculty, 8,000 students and 75,000 alumni. With programs on five continents and students from 88 countries, the college is world-class and worldwide. Its part-time MBA is ranked among the best by the Bloomberg Businessweek and U.S. News & World Report, and its Executive MBA is on the Financial Times list of the world’s premier programs. Located in Atlanta, the Robinson College and Georgia State have produced more of Georgia’s top executives with graduate degrees than any other school in the Southeast.