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Satellite Accounts: Not All Impacts are Economic

Posted by Vanessa Remmers on December 27, 2018

We talk a lot about economic impact analysis here but the question of economic impact is only one part of a multifaceted reality.

Researchers at the Michigan Department of Transportation had a different type of question. They didn’t want to just know about the jobs that could be created from constructing trails. They didn’t want to just know about tourism and retail spending that comes when people ride bikes or walk on those trails.

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Topics: Data, Spotlights, Economics, Methodology

Economic Impact Modeling Just Got a Whole Lot Smarter

Posted by Tim French on November 19, 2018

The concept of input-output analysis was theorized nearly a lifetime ago. But input-output modeling as we know it today has advanced in fits and spurts through an infancy that has lasted nearly 40 years. The latest advancement in technology and methodology is going to propel economic impact modeling into the future.

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Topics: Data, Spotlights, Economics, Technology, Methodology, announcement

A Brief History of Input-Output

Posted by Vanessa Remmers on November 1, 2018

Late in the summer of 1949, Wassily Leontief fed the 25-ton computer the last of the stiff paper punched with precisely-placed holes. The machine at Harvard University now had hundreds of thousands of data points about the United States economy.

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Topics: Data, Spotlights, Economics, Methodology

Too Small to Matter?

Posted by Phil Cheney on January 12, 2017

One of IMPLAN’s many uses is to simply quantify the impact of a given industry on its local economy. Not a specific firm, but an entire sector.

That's exactly what CalNonprofits and a team of researchers at the University of San Diego did in their 2014 study Causes Count: The Economic Power of California's Nonprofit Sector.

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Topics: Spotlights

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Reasons why IMPLAN is the best choice:

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