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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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The Impact of Insufficient Retirement Savings in Pennsylvania, 2020-2035

March 2, 2023 / Comments Off on The Impact of Insufficient Retirement Savings in Pennsylvania, 2020-2035

In an update to our 2018 report produced by ESI for the Pennsylvania Retirement Security Task Force, which undertook analysis of the statewide revenue and expenditure implications of insufficient retirement savings in Pennsylvania over the 2015-2030 period, we looked at updates to each category of statewide and county-level impacts for the years 2020-2035. Pennsylvania’s elderly […]

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NYCEDC Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force

January 28, 2023 / Comments Off on NYCEDC Office Adaptive Reuse Task Force

In 2022, ESI and Packard Beasley Consulting were engaged by the New York City Economic Development Corporation (NYCEDC) to provide management and technical support to a city-council mandated task force study that provided strategic recommendations to encourage the conversion of vacant or commercially unviable office space to other uses, with an emphasis on housing. Throughout […]

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ESG Boycott Legislation in States: Municipal Bond Market Impact

January 12, 2023 / Comments Off on ESG Boycott Legislation in States: Municipal Bond Market Impact

Over the past few years companies and institutions, such as investment banks, have enacted policies referred to as Environmental Social Governance (ESG) policies. These policies place limits or restrictions on the extent that companies associated with firearms, oil, gas, and coal industries can engage in business with these companies and institutions. In response, various state […]

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Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

January 11, 2023 / Comments Off on Factors Affecting Spillover Impacts of LIHTC Developments: An Analysis of Los Angeles

Cityscape, the publication platform of U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research, has accepted a new paper co-authored in part by ESI Principal Richard Voith and former Associate Director Jing Liu. The paper examines the impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) financed development on neighborhood house prices. […]

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King of Prussia Business District Comparative Location Analysis

November 28, 2022 / Comments Off on King of Prussia Business District Comparative Location Analysis

Jurisdictions have long competed to be destinations of choice for employers and employees, based on tax mix, amenities, transportation infrastructure, and other location characteristics. At present, this competitive landscape seems particularly fluid and intense. Most notably, COVID has hollowed out commercial office cores, scrambled real estate markets, and increased people’s preferences for outdoor amenities and […]

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