Covid-19 Update


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 

Background & Experience

Michele Plaugic is an analyst at ESI with experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis, data visualization, and GIS. Prior to joining ESI, Michele worked in a variety of fields, including land use and transportation planning, solar farm development, and public health research and evaluation.

Michele has a Master’s in Public Health and a Master’s in City and Regional Planning from the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Her academic research included the development of an outdoor air pollution risk model and spatial analysis for the city of Philadelphia as well as qualitative and quantitative research examining local food procurement in hospitals in North Carolina.

Areas of Expertise

  • Spatial Analysis
  • Data Visualization
  • Quantitative & Qualitative Analysis