Don is a private investor in real estate, undervalued securities, special situations, and loans. He is trained as an economist with a PhD (ABD) from UGA. Fields of specialization include risk and uncertainty, econometrics, public finance, and productivity analysis. He has had work published in both academic journals and digital media. Don has also done theoretical research in the field of risk and uncertainty, and performed productivity analysis in a number of different industries. He is most attracted to the risks in emerging markets and examining international, private financing issues.