Economic Analysis

Delivering expert analyses to support accountability, policy development, management of public resources, and delivery of social return on investment

With hundreds of economists on staff, our capabilities in economic analysis are uniquely diverse. We provide the full range of analyses to support client goals for accountability, science-based policy development, sound management of public finances, and delivery of social return on investment. We assess costs, benefits, cost-effectiveness, and macroeconomic impacts of policies and program. Scientific rigor is a hallmark of our work, as demonstrated in our substantial contributions to scientific literature.

Our economists serve on collaborative research teams with experts across the research and practice areas of importance to our clients—including public health and health care, climate change and the environment, agriculture and land use, criminal justice, energy, economic development, and innovation and technological change.