About Evans, Carroll & Associates

Evans, Carroll & Associates (ECA) has been providing economic forecasting and consulting to clients since 1981. The firm specializes in economic analysis for EB-5 programs and the development of custom econometric models for individual industries and companies.  ECA has successfully submitted hundreds of EB-5 economic impact reports that have been approved by USCIS.

Dr. Michael K. Evans is the founder and chairman of ECA.  Previously, Dr. Evans was founder and president of Chase Econometrics (1970-1980), and served as Clinical Professor of Economics at Kellogg Graduate School of Management, Northwestern University (1996-99) and Assistant and Associate Professor of Economics, Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania (1964-69).  Dr. Evans has published over a dozen books and hundreds of articles.

Since early 2016, the firm’s EB-5 economic impact practice has been led by David R. Evans; the two have worked together on EB-5 economic impact studies since 2012.  Prior to joining ECA, Mr. Evans served as the Chief Scoring Officer for Capital One Bank (1999-2011). He started his career in economic consulting (1989-99), most notably at PriceWaterhouseCoopers.  Mr. Evans received his degree in Economics from Brown University in 1989.