Mines economics professor appointed to Colorado state advisory committee
Ian Lange, associate professor of economics and business at Colorado School of Mines, has been appointed to the Governor’s Revenue Estimating Advisory Committee by Colorado Gov. Jared Polis.
The committee assists the Office of State Planning and Budgeting (OSBP) project the State’s annual revenue effectively and supports OSBP in providing the General Assembly with a revenue estimate for the fiscal year in September.
An expert in energy economics, Lange has been a member of the Mines faculty since 2014 and served as a senior economist on the White House Council of Economic Advisers from 2019 to 2021. He is also a CESifo Research Network Fellow and a faculty fellow of the Payne Institute for Public Policy.
Lange holds a PhD in economics from the University of Washington and BA in economics from the University of Illinois-Chicago. His research focuses on environmental, energy and behavioral economics as well as the economics of regulation.
His term on the Governor’s Revenue Estimating Advisory Committee will run through Oct. 1, 2026.