The Border Region Modeling Project is an independent research unit within the Department of Economics & Finance at the University of Texas at El Paso. Headed by Dr. Tom Fullerton, the Border Region Modeling Project houses the 215-equation Borderplex Econometric Forecasting Model.
Geographic coverage provided by the model encompasses El Paso, Texas; Ciudad Juárez, México; Ciudad Chihuahua, México; and Las Cruces, New Mexico.
Short-term cyclical forecasts generated using the model are published every year during the fourth quarter. Long-term trend projections generated with the model are published every year during the third quarter. The Border Region Modeling Project also publishes a refereed technical report research series that investigates borderplex policy and development issues.
Sectoral coverage provided by the model includes demography, employment, personal income, retail sales, residential real estate, transportation, international commerce, water consumption, and cross border manufacturing.