About Transportation & Aerospace

Econometrica has been providing research and program support services in the Transportation and Aerospace sectors since the company’s founding in 1998. Our staff includes economists; statisticians; IT specialists; technical editors; graphic designers; communications specialists; grant program experts; and transportation, health, and environmental policy experts with many years of professional experience in academia, the Federal Government, and the private sector.

Our senior economists, senior statisticians, and policy experts have supported the development and analysis of numerous high-profile Federal Government programs and regulations related to transportation safety, homeland security, aerospace, and consumer protection for the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and other Federal agencies. We have intensively studied and modeled transportation incident and usage data, and we currently maintain the injury, fatality, property, and environmental damage models used by our clients.

Our communications specialists,
technical editors, and graphic designers
have produced and edited dozens of statistical publications and research reports for numerous Federal agencies. We have also developed webinars, interactive web-based training modules, and other training materials on data and regulations.

Our grant program experts have assisted in the technical and financial oversight of several large DOT grants to U.S. States, territories, and local governments. We have also provided technical assistance to grant applicants and recipients.

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Work Descriptions

NASA: Modeling aggregate economic benefits of the Earth Observation Data program.

NOAA: Modeling safety and aggregate economic benefits of the Nautical Charting Program.

U.S. Census Bureau: Research, analysis, and IT support for the Longitudinal Business Database.

MARAD: Economic analysis to assist in the determination of fair and reasonable U.S.-flag ocean freight rates.

NHTSA: Support for the NHTSA Traffic Records Program.


  • Communications, technical editing, and web-based training tools for the Office of Analysis, Research, and Technology.
  • Economic analysis, regulatory evaluation, and environmental analysis support for the Office of Policy.

OST: Economic analysis of airline consumer protection regulations.

PHMSA: Economic analysis, regulatory evaluation, and environmental analysis support for the Office of Hazardous Materials Safety and the Office of Pipeline Safety.

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Transportation & Aerospace Technical Capabilities


Statistical analysis


Economic impact evaluations

Regulatory evaluations

Policy analysis

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