American Planning Association

‘Mr. Multiplier’ Presents at the 2017 APA National Conference

May 25, 2017 / Comments Off on ‘Mr. Multiplier’ Presents at the 2017 APA National Conference

  ESI’s Community Data Analytics (CDA) team recently presented in New York City at the 2017 American Planning Association National Planning Conference. The team led two independent sessions, and also participated in a poster session. CDA Project Lead, Dr. Sidney Wong accompanied by ESI Director Dr. Daniel Miles led the first session titled, “Demographic Multipliers → Development […]

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Turning Fiscal Impact Analysis Upside Down

February 17, 2017 / Comments Off on Turning Fiscal Impact Analysis Upside Down

Over the last year, our Community Data Analytics (CDA) team has been busy presenting this groundbreaking methodology to assess development-related impacts to a larger audience and demonstrating how our data products can help make better planning decisions. As part of this effort, the team recently presented at the American Planning Association NJ Chapter Annual Conference. They […]

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CDA to Present at APA’s National Planning Conference

December 30, 2016 / Comments Off on CDA to Present at APA’s National Planning Conference

    ESI Senior Advisor and Community Data Analytics (CDA) Project Lead, Sidney Wong, with Senior Vice President, Peter Angelides, Director, Daniel Miles, and Senior Advisor, Steven Nelson, will lead three sessions titled: “Demographic Multipliers -> Development Impacts”, “Demographic Multipliers & Planning Ratios,” and “Improving Fiscal Impacts Analysis” at the APA National Planning Conference. The four day […]

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CDA to Present at APA New Jersey’s Upcoming Conference

December 16, 2016 / Comments Off on CDA to Present at APA New Jersey’s Upcoming Conference

ESI Senior Advisor and Community Data Analytics (CDA) Project Lead Sidney Wong, alongside Vice President and Principal, Peter Angelides, and Senior Advisor Steven Nelson have been selected to lead a session on Fiscal Impact at the APA New Jersey Planning Conference. The two-day conference will take place January 26-27, 2017 and feature 70 sessions. The CDA session will focus […]

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What is a Demographic Multiplier and Why Does it Matter?

November 18, 2016 / Comments Off on What is a Demographic Multiplier and Why Does it Matter?

Recently, the CDA team got the opportunity to present at two American Planning Association (APA) Chapter conferences on fiscal impact analysis and data needs in forecasting development impacts. During and after our sessions we received a lot questions focused on the technical nature regarding demographic multipliers, data sources, applications, and statistical issues. While I have touched on this […]

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New Insight on Fiscal Impact Analysis

November 11, 2016 / Comments Off on New Insight on Fiscal Impact Analysis

On October 18, 2016, along with ESI Senior Advisor Steven Nelson  and Senior Vice President and Principal Dr. Peter Angelides, I led a continuing professional education session with over fifty Pennsylvania planners and local officials in Allentown at the 2016 Annual Conference of the Pennsylvania Chapter of the American Planning Association. Together we offered new […]

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