Obituary: George Treyz, professor emeritus of Economics
He taught for three years at Bryn Mawr and Haverford colleges before joining the Economics faculty in 1968. He was promoted to associate professor in 1973 and professor in 1980. Starting in 1976, he served as director of the Massachusetts Economic Policy Analysis Project. He was also an economist at the Bureau of Economic Analysis in 1974 and a research associate at the Naional Bureau of Economic Research from 1968-74.
He was a pioneer in the field of computerized macroeconomic modeling, starting with research in national macroeconomic modeling in the late 1960s. He was one of the first in his field to develop state and local econometric models. He founded Regional Economic Models, Inc. (REMI) in 1980 with a vision of improving government policy through economic analysis. His wife Sidney was involved with REMI from its beginnings and his son Frederick continues to guide REMI today.