About Alfie

Dr. Alfie Meek is an economist and serves as the Director of the Center for Economic Development Research at Georgia Tech.

This is Alfie’s personal website and is NOT affiliated in any way with Georgia Tech.  Any opinions expressed here are solely those of Alfie Meek and do not represent Georgia Tech.

In addition to his work at Georgia Tech, Alfie is also the President of the Economic Impact Group, LLC. (EIG) which is a consulting firm that specializes in economic and fiscal impact analysis supporting state and local economic development.

Founded in 2002, the company helps clients in both the public and private sector understand how development impacts the local economy; how to measure, track, and forecast local economic performance; and how to calculate the return on tax-based economic development incentives.

EIG is also the sole provider of LOCI™ — the nationally recognized gold standard in fiscal impact analysis software. Licensed by dozens of communities across the country, LOCI™ helps users understand the true cost to local governments of development and development incentives.