Chris Brown, Vice President of Policy & Research

Chris Brown is the Vice President of Policy and Research with the Common Sense Institute. Chris joined CSI in 2017 and leads the research efforts to provide insightful, accurate and actionable information on the implications of public policy issues throughout the state of Colorado.

With an extensive background in economics and public policy, Chris has made significant contributions to understanding complex economic issues within Colorado and beyond. Highlights of his work include reports on the economic effects of major ballot measures and legislation including, Proposition HH on property tax reform, Proposition 118 on the creation of a state paid leave program, predictive scheduling legislation, the Colorado option health plan among many more. Prior to joining CSI, Chris spent close to a decade working for REMI (Regional Economic Models Inc), establishing their Washington D.C. office.

Chris lives in Parker with his wife, three crazy boys and boxer Diesel. When not chasing around his kids he relishes a quiet Saturday morning watching English Premier League soccer and drinking coffee.

Email Chris Brown: Chris@csinstituteco.org