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Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

July 27, 2023 / Comments Off on Taking Care of Business Program Assessment

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI), The Intersect, and Cameron Professional Services Group, provided an evaluation of the Taking Care of Business (TCB) Commercial Corridor Cleaning Program, on behalf of the City of Philadelphia Department of Commerce. The effort led by ESI included constructing an approach for measuring the efficacy of TCB in achieving its goals, performing […]

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The Economic Impact of Montana Film Production: An Analysis of the Industry and the MEDIA Act

June 5, 2023 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Montana Film Production: An Analysis of the Industry and the MEDIA Act

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 potential boost to local economies, many states provide incentives to attract productions as an economic development initiative. In 2019, the Montana State Legislature passed the […]

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The State of North Broad 2023

June 1, 2023 / Comments Off on The State of North Broad 2023

North Broad Renaissance is the business improvement district for one of Philadelphia’s most prominent corridors, anchoring adjacent neighborhoods, supporting businesses, and community mainstays. To improve the quality of life, North Broad Renaissance has multifaceted goals for the revitalization of North Broad Street and adjoining neighborhoods. The organization fosters business development with an aim to provide […]

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Economic Impact of AICU Mass

May 26, 2023 / Comments Off on Economic Impact of AICU Mass

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 the Association of Independent Colleges and Universities in Massachusetts (AICU Mass), representing 59 private, nonprofit institutions, to conduct an economic impact study of its   member […]

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The Cost of Doing Nothing: Federal and State Impacts of Insufficient Retirement Savings

May 5, 2023 / Comments Off on The Cost of Doing Nothing: Federal and State Impacts of Insufficient Retirement Savings

ESI was engaged by the Pew Charitable Trusts to explore the potential economic and fiscal costs of existing trends in retirement savings. As the elderly population of the United States continues to grow, it becomes increasingly important that households plan appropriately to maintain their living standards in their retirement years. This study quantifies the potential […]

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Economic and Social Impacts of University of North Carolina System Athletics

April 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Economic and Social Impacts of University of North Carolina System Athletics

ESI quantified the economic impact of the 15 University of North Carolina System Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Programs on the State of North Carolina. Collegiate athletics are an immense source of pride for these institutions and for the state as a whole. The aim of ESI’s research was to make sure it is understood that these […]

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