Robert A. Dye Ph.D. is Senior Vice President and Chief Economist at Comerica Bank. He leads the Comerica Economics Department, which provides research and analysis vital to Comerica and its customers, as well as business leaders and policy makers throughout the country.
Dye provides commentary and research on the U.S. economy and the economies of California, Texas, Arizona Florida and Michigan – Comerica’s primary markets. His regular publications include the monthly U.S. Economic Update, the Comerica Economic Weekly, daily economic alerts and monthly state-level Economic Activity Indexes. He joined Comerica in July 2011.
Dye is a former director of the National Association of Business Economics and is Chairman of the Economic Advisory Committee of the American Bankers Association. He is past president of the Economic Club of Pittsburgh. A graduate of Marietta College, Dye earned a BS degree in Petroleum Engineering. He holds a master's degree in Natural Resources from Ball State University and a doctorate in Energy Management and Policy from University of Pennsylvania.
Dye is frequently quoted in national, regional and local media. You can follow him on Twitter @Comerica_Econ