Wharton Econometric Forecasting AssociatesWharton Economic Forecasting Associates (WEFA)
was a world-leading Economics
forecasting and consulting organisation founded by Nobel Prize
winner Lawrence Klein
WEFA's LINK project, to produce the world's first global economic model, was mentioned in his citation for the Economic Sciences in 1980.
WEFA was a spinoff of the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania, where Klein taught. WEFA was merged with (formerly Data Resources Inc) in 2001 to form Global Insight.
See also List of economics consultancies and think tanks