John F. Sase, Ph.D.

John F. Sase, Ph.D.

3930 Parkview Dr.

Royal Oak, MI 48073

Office: 248.569.5228







Consulting and Board Work

   SASE Associates, LLC, Forensic Economic Consulting and Research, 1997 - Present:

               400+ Individual Cases plus 10 Class Action Suits
               Contract-Negotiation Consultant for
                   Michigan Nurses Association, 2006 to 2010:

               Comerica Bank. Outside director for

                   private mutual funds, 1993 to 2002

               Wilmington Trust/LaSalle Bank. Wealth

                   Management, Tax-Matter Partner, 2003 -



            Economics (undergrad and grad) 35+ years at

                 Wayne State University, Dept. of Economics,

                 Oakland University, School of Business

                 and other institutions 



            Focus: HOPE, Detroit, MI.

                Head of Research, 1992 to 2002

            Contractual Research through SASE Associates

                Great Lakes Global Freight Gateway


Professional Memberships and Honors

            American Economic Association

            National Association of Forensic Economics

            Who’s Who in Science and Engineering (Marquis)



            Wayne State University, Ph.D., Economics (1992)

                Concentrations in Urban Economics and

                Industrial Organization,

                minor in Finance and Accounting

               “The Development of Business Subcenters in

               Radial Monocentric Cities”, (1992),

                        doctoral dissertation, Dept. of Economics.

   University of Detroit,

        M.A., Economics (1982)

                 MBA (1979)

   Michigan State University,

       B.A., Justin Morrill Residential College, (1972) 

             University of Detroit Jesuit High School (1968)



          Published by Focus:HOPE with support from the  Aspen Group and Mott Foundation:

                 Probit Analysis of Focus: HOPE, MTI Program


                                    Net Benefits of Focus: HOPE’s Machinist Training Program, 1996                            


Oakland County/Detroit Legal News, Feb. 1999 – present: Monthly column.

Detroit Journal of Economics and Law, 1997 to 1999. Founder, Editor, and Contributing Writer


Urban Economic Anatomy:  Upheaval & Change in Detroit (Kavish Media Group Economic Studies, 2009, ISBN 1-44951-011-6, 978-1-44951-011-4)


Curious Alignments:  The Global Economy since 2500 BCE (Kavish Media Group Economic Series, 2009, ISBN: 1-44956-773-8, 978-1-44956-773-6)


Wall Street Greed:  Financial Cries since 3500 BCE (DVD, SASE Associates, LLC, 2012)

Agglomerative Subcenters in Monocentric Cities:  Urban Economic Modeling (SASE Associates, LLC, 2013, ISBN: 1-49106-116-2, 978-1-49106-116-9)

Curious Alignments:  The Global Economy Since 2500 BCE (SASE Associates, LLC, 2014, ASIN: B0096FNM60). 


Wall Street Greed:  Financial Cries Since 3500 BCE  (SASE Associates, LLC, 2014, ASIN: B00AU8SWEI).

LIBOR: An Investigative Primer on the London Interbank Offered Rate [Amazon Digital Services, Kindle Edition] (SASE Associates, LLC, 2012, ASIN: B00ASEDVYK.

The Big Short: Read the Book/Watch the Film (SASE Associates, LLC, 2016, ISBN-13: 978-1533072351).

The Video Economist Channel (

Copyrights to these and other intellectual properties owned by SASE Associates, LLC.