Michael Weidokal is the editor and chief researcher for many of ISA's best-selling publications, including:
- all ISA Country Reports
- all ISA Region Reports
- The annual ISA Global Economic and Risk Outlook
- The weekly ISA Global Update
In addition, Mr. Weidokal is a leading contributor to ISA's international economic forecasts as well as ISA's risk forecasting activities. Mr. Weidokal has also written a large variety of articles and studies in the fields of trade, investment and international affairs.
Prior to becoming the president of ISA, Mr. Weidokal had a distinguished career in international economics and in the global business community. He spent a number of years with PricewaterhouseCoopers economic and industry research department, spearheading the firm's research and forecasting activities in Europe, Africa and the Middle East. Prior to this, Mr. Weidokal led Goodyear's efforts to expand its business operations in emerging markets throughout the world, spending more than five years with the US-based automotive company.
Mr. Weidokal received an International Masters of Business Administration from the University of South Carolina and the Wirtschaftsuniversität Wien (Economics University of Vienna), where he specialized in international economics and global strategy. He received his bachelor's degree in international studies and business administration from Baldwin-Wallace College. He also studied East European history and politics at the University of Pecs, in Hungary.