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Earlier this month, the City of Philadelphia officially became the newest participating member of the SEPTA Key Advantage program through an appropriation in the city’s FY 2024 budget. The city’s participation is a win for city employees and SEPTA. At a time where a challenge such as filling vacant spots exists, the Key Advantage program seeks to […]Read More
ESI is excited to introduce our newest additions to the firm. We look forward to working with each of these individuals and appreciate the unique skills they bring to the team! Anjana Balaji is an analyst. She earned her Master’s in applied economics from Johns Hopkins University in 2023 and earned her Bachelor’s in economics […]Read More
2023 has been marked by a whirlwind of conference changes among the NCAA’s “Power 5” (P5) athletic conferences. These include the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC), the Big Ten (Midwest), the Big 12 (Great Plains + Texas), the Pacific Coast Conference (PAC 10, 12, or 2, depending on when you asked), and the Southeastern Conference (SEC). […]Read More
In a post pandemic world, lifestyle changes are evidently clear. One of the most notable is a renewed appreciation for our natural resources. This attention has helped to spark interest […]
The production of feature films, television series, and commercials can generate significant economic activity for their host communities, drawing out-of-town spending, generating jobs, and supporting local businesses. Because of this […]
Every institution of higher education has a case to make – to donors, alumni, students and their funders, prospective students and their guardians, and community members. ESI was commissioned by […]
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