Office: 167 FOB
ExpertiseMacroeconomics, Public Economics, Computational Economics, and International Macroeconomics
PhD, The University of Texas at Austin, 2008MS, The University of Texas at Austin, 2005MA, Brigham Young University, 2003BA, Brigham Young University, 1998
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Richard Evans specializes in macroecononomics, public economics, computational economics, and international macroeconomics. Rick is the Co-Founder and Co-Director of the BYU Macroeconomics and Computational Laboratory and is one of the original nine members of the Utah Economic Council. Rick is also on the Board of Directors of the Economic Club of Utah, a chapter of the National Association of Business Economics. Aside from his educational experience, Rick began his economic career as a Research Economist at Thredgold Economic Associates in Salt Lake City, providing state and national economic analysis for Zions Bank and their operations in eight western states. He has also spent time as a researcher at the Joint Economic Committee of the U.S. Congress, the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, and as an economic consultant. Rick has most recently partnered with the Open Source Policy Center at the American Enterprise Institute in building its large-scale macroeconomic model for dynamic scoring and integrating it with the microsimulation static scoring model.
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