Michael Mariano

Head of Economic Development

Michael Mariano is the Head of Economic Development with Tourism Economics and Oxford Economics.

Michael has over 15 years of experience in economic and statistical consulting, and his research interests include economic and fiscal impact modeling, econometric forecasting, retail market studies, and GIS (Geographic Information Systems) modeling and geospatial analytics.  

He has consulted and provided expert testimony for various public, private, and non-profit clients and has managed projects examining public housing, economic development, tax policy, market analysis, and real estate impacts.  He has worked on economic impact studies for hotels, casinos, and retail parks nationwide and has extensive experience providing job impact estimates for project funding through the U.S. government’s EB-5 immigrant investor program.

Prior to joining Tourism Economics, Michael was Managing Director of Geospatial Analytics and GIS Solutions at Econsult Corporation, an economic consulting firm based in Philadelphia.  Michael received a Bachelor of Science in economics and marketing from the Wharton School and a Master of Science in Urban Spatial Analytics from The University of Pennsylvania.

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Email: mmariano@oxfordeconomics.com