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Homeland Security

Econometrica has been providing program support services for clients in the U.S. homeland security sector since the company’s founding in 1998. Our senior economists, senior statisticians, and policy experts have provided energy-related economic analyses, economic modeling, and regulatory support to public-sector clients at the Federal, State, and local levels.

 

 

About Homeland Security

Econometrica provides high-quality project management and cost-effective analyses, modeling, and economic evaluations to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) and several of its Operational and Support Components. Our approach to project management begins with client relationships. We ensure DHS becomes an integral part of the project team so that emphasis is given to its unique needs.

Work Descriptions

National Protection and Programs Directorate (NPPD): Program and project planning and management support to the Infrastructure Security Compliance Division in implementing risk-based performance standards for the security of the Nation’s high-risk chemical facilities.

Transportation Security Administration (TSA): Economic analysis; technical writing and editing; regulatory evaluation and support for surface transportation and general aviation security rulemakings; GIS analysis of TSA’s Pre✓® Program; wage and benchmarking and analysis of international wage rates for security and aviation workers.

U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP): Economic analysis of wait times at U.S. ports of entry; program evaluation of Centers of Excellence and Expertise; benefit–cost analyses of staffing resources for (1) trade facilitation and (2) enforcement of rules on import safety and intellectual property rights.

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE): Regulatory evaluation and small entity impact analysis of a rulemaking that would affect employers who receive Social Security Number no-match Letters from the Internal Revenue Service.

United States Coast Guard (USCG): Economic valuation of maritime delays and injuries; simulation model development; economic analysis of third-party organizations used for regulatory enforcement; facilitation of Ports and Waterways Safety Assessment Workshops; and market analysis of oil spill removal organizations.
Core capabilities:
  • Program planning & evaluation
  • Regulatory & policy analysis
  • Business process assessment & improvement
  • Web-based business tools
  • Strategic planning & analysis