Zachary Sears

Senior Economist

Zachary has over eight years of experience as a professional economist, with the last five focused on the travel industry.

Zach joined Tourism Economics from Moody’s Analytics where he worked as a regional and industry analyst.  As a senior economist for Tourism Economics, he will work on data compilation and provide modeling support. 

At Moody’s Analytics, Zach performed regional analysis for U.S. and metropolitan areas and a broad range of industry analysis. His responsibilities included writing regular updates for subscription-based products, conducting econometric modeling, input-output impact modeling, report editing, and consulting services to public and private sector clients.  

Prior to his roles at Moody’s Analytics, he worked as a Research Economist for a Vermont-based economics consulting firm, Economic & Policy Resources, Inc. At EPR he served as a consulting economist for the Governor’s Administration and on numerous impact studies covering most industries of the economy. 

Zachary holds a BA in Justice from American University in Washington, DC, an MA in International Relations from Saint Mary’s University in San Antonio, TX, and an MS in Community Development and Applied Economics from the University of Vermont.

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