Meet the Center for Print Economics and Management Staff

Dr. Ronnie H. Davis
Senior Vice President & Chief Economist
Phone: (434) 591-0527 ext. 502  
Email: rdavis [at]

Dr. Ronnie H. Davis is PIA's Senior Vice President and Chief Economist. His responsibilities include economic analysis and forecasting, industry research, international business issues and future studies. He is the 2005 recipient of the prestigious Neil Richards Visionary Leadership Award for applying innovative, futuristic thinking to industry and economic issues.

Over the past 40 years he has spoken at conferences in 47 states, Japan, France, Canada, and Mexico, and authored numerous reports and articles on economic and business topics including his book, Competing for Print's Thriving Future. He has provided testimony and input on industry and economic issues to the International Trade Commission, the Federal Trade Commission and the US Department of Justice and served as a radio spokesperson on consumer economic issues for the University of Maryland. Dr. Davis holds a Ph.D. in economics with a specialization in industrial organization from the University of Pittsburgh and has served as a Professor of Management at the Graduate School of Management and Technology at the University of Maryland. He has also taught economics and business management at Georgetown University, Pennsylvania State University and other colleges.