RESI of Towson University is the trusted expert on Maryland's economy.
The Regional Economic Studies Institute has over 25 years of experience providing a vast array of economic and policy analysis services. Our solutions empower public, private, and nonprofit organizational decision-making throughout Maryland and across the region. As economic factors and public policy are ever-changing, RESI works to enhance and expand services and expertise to meet the needs of our partners.
Formed in 1989 at the University of Baltimore, RESI moved to Towson University in 1996. Since that time, RESI has established itself as the leading expert on Maryland's economy. Our team of economists and researchers are dedicated to providing the highest level of service while emphasizing an interdisciplinary approach that combines knowledge with technology.
Through the Economic Outlook Forum and Maryland Workforce Outlook Forum, RESI convenes business, government, and workforce leaders, politicians, and educators
to provide thoughtful dialogue around the state of Maryland's economy and to address
economic and workforce challenges.
Join RESI for five upcoming roundtables. During each session we will discuss causes, what solutions exist, and how policymakers can help support ongoing efforts. RESI will publish a policy brief covering the issues and the results of the discussion after each session.
RESI economists and researchers regularly publish blog posts on topics that affect our state and the lives of its citizens from an economic perspective.
Prepared for Washington Gas Light Company, RESI reports on economic impacts of projects to replace natural gas pipe infrastructure in Maryland.
From economic forecasts and fiscal impact reports to survey analysis and interviews and focus groups, RESI regularly publishes reports for clients across the region.
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How does Maryland's economy compare to the Mid-Atlantic region? Read our interactive monthly report.