Robert Boldin is a professor of finance (since 1978). In the early 1990s he became co-director of the Management
Services Group, which comprises several organizations focused on economic development. He became director of the Indiana County Small Business Incubator in 1997.
His academic background includes a bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering from the University of Pittsburgh and an MBA from Duquesne University. He holds an MA and PhD in business and applied economics from the University of Pennsylvania’s Wharton
School. Before joining IUP in 1978, he served as assistant to the treasurer at Carnegie-Mellon University. In addition, he held faculty positions at Clarkson University and at Franklin and Marshall College.
His teaching and research interests include banking, bankruptcy, emerging markets, and valuation. He has served as a consultant for the World Bank, USAID, and other smaller firms and organizations. He was a Fulbright Scholar in Macedonia during spring
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