Our Approach

Columbia Economics, L.L.C. is a full-service economic research and consulting firm specializing in econometric modeling and forecasting, experimental design and surveying, energy & environmental economics, and input-output and regional-impact modeling.

Founded in Seattle, Washington in 2008 (formerly “Chamberlain Economics, L.L.C.”) our experts help bring sophisticated economic research within the reach of entrepreneurial companies, non-profits and local government agencies. Our mission is to provide clear and independent research that helps point the way toward smarter decisions, better policy, and improved communities for our clients. (Why the name “Columbia”?)

Our services include:

  • Experimental design, online data analytics, and web-based user optimization;
  • Economic impact studies, including RIMS II regional multipliers;
  • Economic modeling of green energy and climate policies;
  • Distributional analysis of tax and budget legislation;
  • Statistically matched database design and construction;
  • Cost-benefit analysis of private and public sector initiatives;
  • Input-output and Leontief economic modeling;
  • Econometric analysis of litigation-related labor issues, including the effects of unionization, damages from racial and age discrimination, the impact of education and training programs, and more;
  • Development of online analytical calculators and financial tools;
  • Estimation and modeling of litigation-related damage claims (forensic economics);
  • Microsimulation tax modeling and revenue scoring;
  • Development and validation of econometric forecasting models; and
  • Municipal government rate and fee studies.

Jobs and Internships: View available positions.

Columbia Economics, L.L.C. is a licensed and registered Washington state limited liability corporation. UBI: 602-871-185
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