Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI)

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.

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Human Development Index Disparities in Baltimore City Webinar

In Baltimore City, children raised in two different neighborhoods separated by a single street could be living in environments that are worlds apart. 

A report published by the Regional Economic Studies Institute shows that human disparities across Baltimore City are perpetuated by systemic forces and unequal access to essential health, education, and economic resources that work to restrict inclusive human development.

Watch this webinar to learn:

  • How human development disparities correspond to very different realities and outcomes
  • How different Baltimore City neighborhoods compare to countries across the world
  • What programs are tackling the issues underlying these disparities

View a recording here.



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.

Addressing Economic and Workforce Challenges

Through the Economic Outlook Forum and Maryland Workforce Outlook Forum, RESI convenes business, govenment, and workforce leaders, politicians, and educators to provide thoughtful dialogue around the state of Maryland's economy and to address economic and workforce challenges.