<img src="//bat.bing.com/action/0?ti=5564067&amp;Ver=2" height="0" width="0" style="display:none; visibility: hidden;">


Ross Conroy

Recent Posts

Validating Updates to IMPLAN's Gravity Model

Posted by Ross Conroy on May 25, 2018

Recently I sat down with IMPLAN economist, James Squibb, to discuss his recent paper acceptance at the upcoming International Input-Output Association (IIOA) conference in Brazil this June. This paper, an extension of Incorporating Port-Level Foreign Trade Data into IMPLAN’s Gravity Model to Estimate Region-Specific Foreign Trade Rates published in 2017 by James and Jennifer Thorvaldson, attempts to validate the reliability of the new gravity model updates. Here is what I learned.

Read More

Topics: Data, Economics, Methodology


Put simply, IMPLAN is built for everyone.

With IMPLAN there are no black boxes. All of the background data used to create your personalized input-output models can be viewed and customized to reflect your Study Area. So now, what used to take economists weeks can be done in minutes. By anyone!

Reasons why IMPLAN is the best choice:

  • Easy to learn
  • Easy to use
  • Outstanding customer support
  • Instills confidence in your analyses

Subscribe to Email Updates

Recent Posts