Regional Economic Studies Institute (RESI)
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-evolving, RESI works to boost and expand services and expertise to meet the needs of our partners.
Quick Contact: Erin Nueslein, Associate Vice President, Operations, enueslein AT_TOWSON, 410-704-3445
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 and methodology with technology.
Addressing Economic and Workforce Challenges
Through the Economic Outlook Forum and Maryland Workforce Outlook Forum, RESI gathers business, government, and workforce leaders, politicians, and educators to provide thoughtful conversation around the state of Maryland’s economy and to address economic and workforce challenges.
RESI economists and researchers regularly publish blog posts on topics that affect our state and the lives of its citizens from an economic perspective.Read our blog
Economic impacts of natural gas infrastructure spending
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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.See our publications
Five takeaways from the 2022 Economic Outlook Forum
From inflation and rising interest rates to war, natural disasters and the continued impact of COVID-19, it’s been a tumultuous year for the economy.
TU creates $2.1 billion in economic impact in FY 2022
TU’s supported 7,544 jobs, was responsible for $746M in employee compensation, and an estimated $55M in county and $80.3M in state taxes.
The Great Resignation explained through JOLTS data
46.5 million people quit their jobs during the Great Resignation. While that seems astronomical, RESI researchers put the numbers into context.