Eric Meux is Manager of Economic Research at Beacon Economics, LLC. Mr. Meux plays a leading role in the firm’s economic forecasting projects and products, including conducting the U.S. GDP forecast and public revenue forecasts for a wide variety of local governments. He also manages research functions related to Beacon Economics’ international trade, real estate, labor market, and regional economic analysis. His analytic work has been used by clients including City National Bank, the East Bay Economic Development Alliance, the City of Los Angeles, and the City of Oakland. He has been instrumental in overseeing the company’s public revenue forecasts, an important tool for local policymakers in developing annual budget strategies. Mr. Meux has extensive experience in macroeconomic forecasting, econometric analysis, economic modeling, and consumer demand analysis.
Prior to joining Beacon Economics, he was a research associate with the Department of Agriculture and Resource Economics at the University of California at Berkeley. In that role he managed and enhanced economic models, and managed and analyzed data related to Federal, state, and local revenues and expenditures. He previously served as a research assistant in the department where he oversaw training for an undergraduate research team. Mr. Meux holds an M.S. degree in Agricultural and Resource Economics from the University of California at Davis and a B.S. degree in Environmental Economics and Policy from the University of California at Berkeley.