REMI in Colorado
What is the REMI Partnership?
- Colorado Concern, Common Sense Policy Roundtable, The Colorado Bankers Association, The Colorado Association of REALTORS and Denver South Economic Development Partnership have partnered to license the REMI model and to develop independent, fact-based analysis that quantifies the broader economic impacts associated with policy changes.
What is REMI?
- The REMI model is a dynamic economic modeling software program developed by the private company Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI). REMI was founded in 1980, and is located in Amherst, MA. The REMI Partnership licenses the model from REMI, and is responsible for the model simulation inputs, and simulation results. Similar to all their licensed clients, REMI does not endorse the reports produced by the REMI Partnership and you can find more information about REMI and the development of its products at www.remi.com.
Who else utilizes REMI?
- Since 1980, REMI has worked with hundreds of clients including state and local governments, agencies, national and international corporations, the federal government, higher education institutions, major cities and many others including the US Army Corp of Engineers, the California Environmental Protection Agency, the Texas Comptrollers of Public Accounts, and the Georgia Department of Transportation.
What issues will the REMI Partnership look at?
The REMI Partnership aims to study the economic policy issues that matter most to Coloradans. Our independent analysis looks at many issues including education, tax, budget, regulatory policies, land use, infrastructure, water, agriculture, tourism, transportation, housing, demographics, crime and security effectiveness, energy and other state and local projects, policy questions, ballot initiatives and strategy planning.
The REMI dynamic economic model can help determine, with independent analysis, the short and long term costs, benefits, positives and negatives of major public policy initiatives.
The REMI model can help evaluate the difference between government expenditures and government investments.
The REMI model can analyze education reform outcomes and workforce skills, matched to existing and projected career and job opportunities.