Macroeconomic Advisers, LLC Macroeconomic Advisers was founded in 1982 as Laurence H. Meyer &
Associates, Ltd. by Laurence Meyer, Joel Prakken and Chris Varvares.
Laurence Meyer left the firm in June of 1996 to assume a seat on the
Federal Reserve's Board of Governors. Macroeconomic Advisers (MA) is
a privately owned corporation that specializes in macroeconomic
forecasting and policy analysis. MA built, maintains and supports
the Washington University Macroeconometric model of the United
States Economy (WUMM), the first sophisticated macro model available
on personal computers, and now available in our new WUMMSIM for
At this site they offer a fairly detailed description of their model
(including graphs of its response to shocks). They also describe
their services, list their press releases and coming events, a
"Reading Room" with their studies and offer a special area to their
subscribers. This includes a weekly economic commentary, "Fast
Facts" (analyses of recent events), and material for updating and
using their model. Finally, there is a discussion area.