Victor A. Canto is Founder and Chairman of La Jolla Economics, a leading economic consulting firm. He has served as Managing Director of the Cadinha Institutional Services asset management firm, Trustee of StockJungle.com, Director, CIO, and Portfolio Manager of Calport Asset Management, and President and Director of Research of A.B. Laffer, V. A. Canto and Associates. From 1983 to 1985, he was Assistant Professor of Finance and Business Economics at USC. He holds an M.A. and Ph.D. in economics from the University of Chicago.