Christopher Westley, Ph.D. is the Director of the Regional Economic Research Institute (RERI) and a Professor of Economics at the Lutgert College of Business. He joined FGCU from Jacksonville State University where he held the rank of Professor of Economics. He is an associated scholar at the Ludwig von Mises Institute. A native of Naples, Florida, he studied at the University of Florida and St. Mary's University of San Antonio, Texas, before receiving his Ph.D. in economics from Auburn University.
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