Dr. Peter Evangelakis is a Senior Economist and Washington, D.C. Office Manager at Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI). In this role, he has contributed to the firm’s business development and client support, run the firm’s consulting practice, managed the technical development of new software, co-authored a paper about the economic and demographic footprint of U.S. immigration in the Business Economics journal, and presented to a wide variety of audiences, including testimony in front of multiple state legislative committees.
Dr. Evangelakis is an experienced economic researcher and analyst. Prior to starting at REMI in 2017, he co-authored a report looking at novel macroeconomic measures of the digital economy. He also authored papers analyzing the design and behavior of political institutions, the fiscal effects of Florida’s 2007 property tax reform, and the non-pecuniary benefits of building a professional sports stadium.
During 2014-2015, Dr. Evangelakis taught undergraduate Intermediate Microeconomics as a lecturer at the University of Chicago, and during 2010-2011, he was a Research Assistant for Dr. Michael Greenstone, where highlights of his work included projects measuring the effects of climate change on mortality and electricity usage and estimating air quality effects of the NOx Budget Program.
Dr. Evangelakis holds Ph.D. and Master’s degrees in Economics from the University of Chicago and a Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Mathematics with High Honors from Swarthmore College.