Did you know that information on regional education levels can be found in IMPLAN Cloud and Data Library? Both our occupation data (available now!) and expanded demographic data (coming soon!) offer insights into educational attainment in all geographies available in IMPLAN within the United States.
Topics: Data, occupation data
The Super Bowl and Beyond: Four Important Considerations for Analyzing the Economic Impacts of Major Events
This weekend, fans of the Philadelphia Eagles, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the NFL at large will pour into Glendale, Arizona for Super Bowl LVII at State Farm Stadium. While in Glendale, they will stay in hotels, feast on beer and wings at local bars and restaurants, and shop for souvenirs to take home to their families. Some will pass time in the Westgate Entertainment District before the game while others will visit grocery stores to stock up on tailgating essentials.
Topics: Events, Economic Development
For decades, IMPLAN data has been trusted by businesses, government entities, nonprofits, academics, and so many others as the most transparent portrait of the economy. Today, we’re pleased to announce that our ever-expanding data suite is “going global” – and helping you do the same.
Data season is here! At IMPLAN, we mark the holiday season with our annual data release. That means 2021 data has arrived in the IMPLAN application!
2022 marks the 50th anniversary of the Rural Development Act of 1972 (RDA). The RDA was pivotal to getting the ball rolling for IMPLAN to be created in 1976.
Topics: Impact, Economic Development, Government
It’s about time IMPLAN makes it possible to conduct studies beyond the United States, eh? We are pleased to announce our new and improved Canada Provincial Product, in which Canada data pairs with our state-of-the-art software and model to empower our users to study economic impacts across the Great White North.
Topics: Data, announcement
It’s important to keep an eye on economic diversity, especially in times of economic uncertainty and when supply and demand are shifting. The Shannon-Weaver index is a powerful tool for measuring how evenly or unevenly the employment in any region is distributed among its industries. In today’s blog, we’re exploring how the S-W index works in IMPLAN and what it means for your economic impact studies.
Topics: Economics, Methodology
So, you’re hoping to gain insight and quantify the impact of an industry, a new or existing business, expected growth or changes, or a specific event to the economy of a particular region. Where do you even begin?
Topics: Data, Economics, Methodology
Countless organizations across the United States have used IMPLAN to gain insights into their economic impacts, inform event location decisions, and so much more. One such organization is Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Incorporated. AKA Sorority was established in 1908 and has since grown to a membership of over 300,000 women focused on personal and professional development as well as leadership and advocacy for social change.