Covid-19 Update


Effective Monday, March 16, 2020 and until further notice, Econsult Solutions is having staff members work from home. This form of “social distancing” has been implemented with the safety of our staff and the community at large in mind. We have instituted all necessary remote-working features and remain open for business, hard at work on current engagements and eager to hear how we can support your needs. 

These are extraordinary times. The global pandemic has reached every aspect of every life in every corner of the world. More than ever, ESI stands ready to apply economics, strategy, and insight to help you move forward. Be on the lookout for additional content on our blog, Present Value. Together we will emerge stronger and wiser. 


State & Local Governments

Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) is uniquely qualified to help state and local governments develop strategies to efficiently deliver public services demanded by residents, develop tax revenue streams and make the investments necessary to ensure a locality’s future competitiveness. We provide services ranging from comprehensive public sector fiscal and budgetary management services to economic development planning, and fiscal policy analysis.

Key areas of work include:

  • Revenue and Expense Trends Analysis and Forecasting.
  • Operational Audits.
  • Workforce Analysis.
  • Debt Planning and Management.
  • Multi-year Financial Planning.
  • Short-term Cash Flow Analysis and Projections.
  • Pension Analysis.
  • Tax Districts Implementation.
  • Financial Management Best-Practice Review.
  • Benchmarking.
  • Tax Policy Analysis.
  • Public-private Partnerships.
  • Cost of Service and Fee Analysis.
  • Economic Development Planning and Implementation.
  • Grants Application Support.
  • Intergovernmental Cooperation/Shared Services Analysis.


ESI brings a wealth of experience including: Alan Greenberger, F.A.I.A., former Deputy Mayor for Economic Development and Director of Commerce for the City of Philadelphia; and, Steven Nelson, who has worked as the Director of Policy for Montgomery County and Acting Director of Montgomery County Planning Commission.

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Our Experts on State & Local Governments

Philadelphia Jobs Commission

ESI produced a report for the Philadelphia City Council that analyzed and identified labor market trends and key factors and entities contributing to employment growth, which led to recommendations for City Council.

King of Prussia’s Bid Tax Policies

The ESI team evaluated the local tax policies of King of Prussia, which included a comparison against other locations.

Sales Tax For Internet Retailers

An analysis was produced to observe the potential economic consequences to Pennsylvania if the state were to collect sales taxes from internet retailers.

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