Those wiggly lines are actual and estimated London Underground passenger figures around the July 2005 terror attacks:

Prager, F., G.R. Beeler Asay, D. Von Winterfeldt, and B. Lee. (2011). Exploring Reductions in London Underground Passengers following the 2005 Bombings. Risk Analysis, 31(5), 773-786.

I recently published these two books!

Martin, C.A. and F. Prager (2019) Terrorism: An International Perspective. Sage, London.

Rose, A., F. Prager, Z. Chen, S. Chatterjee, with D. Wei, N. Heatwole, and E. Warren (2017). Economic Consequence Analysis of Disasters – The E-CAT Software Tool. Springer, Singapore.

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I’m really proud of the work Dr. Jose Martinez and I have done to build the South Bay Economics Institute over the past 3 years.

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Research and Consulting rooted in the South Bay community

  • A total of $278,750 since establishing

  • $115,000 from Mineta Transportation Institute and South Bay Workforce Investment Board for study of telework and flexible working practices in the South Bay

  • $101,500 from Los Angeles World Trade Center and CSUDH President’s Office to conduct a survey of foreign-owned businesses

  • $45,000 from South Bay Workforce Investment Board for report on the impact of Blockchain on the South Bay economy

  • $17,250 from University Village Housing Development Project to survey faculty and staff about housing issues


  • Student Fellows program – hiring students to gain hands-on research experience

  • SBEF Student Research Competition

  • Economics classes across multiple department at College of Business Administration and Public Policy

Community Outreach

  • Cultivating Entrepreneurship in your Communities conference – Organization and Presentations

  • Annual South Bay Economic Forecast – Planning and Presentations

  • County of Los Angeles 2nd District Economic Forum – Presentation

  • SelectLA Investment Summit - Presentations

  • Collaborations with South Bay Workforce Investment Board, South Bay Cities Council of Government, County of Los Angeles 2nd District Economic Development, Economic Development departments at numerous South Bay cities, CSUDH Entrepreneurial Institute, CSUDH Innovation Incubator