Anirban Basu is Chairman & CEO of Sage Policy Group, Inc., an economic and policy consulting firm in Baltimore, MD. He is one of the Mid-Atlantic region’s most recognizable economists in part because of his consulting work on behalf of such clients as prominent developers, bankers, brokerage houses, energy suppliers, and law firms.
On behalf of government agencies and non-profit organizations, Anirban has written several high-profile economic development strategies, including co-authoring economic development strategies for Baltimore City and Baltimore County, MD. Anirban serves CFMA’s Economic Advisor as well as chief economist to Associated Builders and Contractors, Inc. He currently lectures at Johns Hopkins University in micro-, macro-, international, and urban economics.
Mr. Basu earned his B.S. in Foreign Service at Georgetown University in 1990. He earned his Master’s in Public Policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government, and his Master’s in Economics from the University of Maryland, College Park. His Juris Doctor was earned at the University of Maryland School of Law in 2003. His doctoral work in health economics has taken place at UMBC.