We help our banking clients use economic insight to drive results
Delivering predictive analytics and market intelligence that pays off.
"300 clients and counting.."
65+ years of collective experience serving banks, institutional investors, hedge funds, and financial services companies nationwide.
Bank of America
- City National Bank
- Paulson & Co.
- Wells Fargo
- PGIM Private Capital
- California & Nevada Credit Union League
- Pacific Premiere Bank
- Western Alliance Bank
California Bankers Association
Need to know what’s next for the U.S. Economy?
Watch Founding Partner Christopher Thornberg’s keynote at Coldwell Banker Town & Country’s 2022 Market Forecast.
Based in Los Angeles, California, Beacon Economics is an independent,
data consulting and research firm, specializing in insightful and objective
economic and policy analysis. Led by Ph.D. economists, our experts have
65+ years of collective industry experience and wide-ranging expertise
conducting economic development analyses, industry profiles, industry
cluster analyses, employment analyses, economic impact analyses, and
economic forecasting for clients across the nation.
(Can we include this pull quote somewhere within this sample project feature?):
“The U.S. economy is clearly operating at capacity, the exact opposite of what’s referred to as a ‘recession’— a period of time when an economy, driven by some type of negative shock, produces less than it could. Today’s economy, in contrast, is one running at full speed.”
~ Beacon Economics
Economic, Revenue, and Market Forecasting
Employing proprietary, integrated econometric models, Beacon Economics’ forecasts are in high demand and have been used by banks, institutional investors, financial institutions, leading industries, and governments for well over a decade. On record as being among the most accurate forecasters in the business, our top-tier analytic skills, high-frequency data analysis, and PhD-level training, delivers the intel and vision our clients need to plan for changes in their markets and the broader economy. Learn More.
Economic, Fiscal, and Social Impact Analysis
Beacon Economics analyzes and effectively communicates the economic, fiscal, and social/community benefits and impacts of public and private projects, events, and pending or existing legislation in the context of job creation, economic output, tax revenue, and other key variables. Our analyses have illustrated the contributions and impacts of clients as varied as the University of California, the 2024 Olympic Bid Committee, the World Ag Expo, LAX, and the Electric Daisy Carnival. Learn More.
Public Policy Analysis
Our team of experienced public policy review experts are highly attune to the complexities of working within the legislative space. We specialize in evaluating existing and proposed legislation that affects the banking and financial services industry and its clients through an economic lens. Beacon Economics’ assessments always include practical, hands-on recommendations for addressing and navigating policy related issues.
Industry Employment Analysis
Beacon Economics analyzes industries and job sectors in support of economic development, business, and public and private investment. We identify economic and employment trends, impacts, and workforce needs across leading and emerging industries to help our clients seize new growth opportunities by informing their policy, planning, and investment decisions.
Beacon Economics is a top-tier resource for keynote and business speakers. The firm’s engaging experts are in high demand across North America delivering current economic and policy insights to audiences with varying levels of economic and financial knowledge. Presentations are designed to meet clients’ needs, geography, industry – and are always based on the most recent data available. Learn More.
The Experts in the industry
In 2020, Beacon Economics managed and developed the County of Monterey’s new Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS), encompassing the Cities of Carmel-by-the-Sea, Del Rey Oaks, Greenfield, Gonzales, King City, Marina, Monterey, Pacific Grove, Salinas, Sand City, Seaside, and Soledad.