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Digitalization, Density and Development: Where to Invest Post COVID-19?

July 21, 2021 / Comments Off on Digitalization, Density and Development: Where to Invest Post COVID-19?

ESI Principal Richard Voith joined the ACCCIM-ANBOUND Forum on Digital City Development in a Post-COVID Era on June 23 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Dr. Voith’s presentation focused on “Digitalization, Density and Development: Where to Invest Post COVID-19?” Dr. Voith began his presentation posing a few questions including, “Will the future be different in the path […]

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Post Pandemic Cities – Is Being a Smart City the Solution?

May 14, 2021 / Comments Off on Post Pandemic Cities – Is Being a Smart City the Solution?

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, several workers have left their offices and residents have fled from city center homes, leaving behind the hustle and bustle of large employment hubs and mega-cities. The rise of remote working and the digital economy has lime lighted questions regarding the death and life of small and enormous […]

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Think Tanks in a Post-COVID Era

April 30, 2021 / Comments Off on Think Tanks in a Post-COVID Era

Think tanks, independent from government, provide expert advice on a diverse range of policy issues and products topics such as social policy, economics, and technology through interdisciplinary research. In the policy-making process, think tanks can play critical roles in stages such as setting the policy agenda, designing policy interventions, policy advocacy, monitoring the policy implementation, […]

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After US and China Alaska Meeting: A 2021 Outlook for US-China Relations

April 9, 2021 / Comments Off on After US and China Alaska Meeting: A 2021 Outlook for US-China Relations

On March 18th and 19th 2021, the first high-level diplomatic meeting since Biden’s election took place in Anchorage, Alaska against the backdrop of deteriorating bilateral relations of the two countries. The meeting opened with heated exchanges of rebukes of each other’s policies, but followed with much more rational and constructive discussions, which suggests that both […]

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Year in Review 2019

December 27, 2019 / Comments Off on Year in Review 2019

It has been a busy year for Econsult Solutions. We are grateful for our staff, senior advisors, and project partners who have made 2019 one of our best. This edition of ESI’s Present Value features a review of the highlights in the firm’s following practice areas: Economic Development, Higher Education, Transportation, Public Policy and Finance, […]

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Government Policy: China vs. The United States Part 2

November 8, 2019 / Comments Off on Government Policy: China vs. The United States Part 2

Last week in Present Value, our partners at ANBOUND gave us Part 1 of our blog series on state and local government policy in China. For Part 2, Senior Researcher He Jun gives us his thoughts on the distribution of power between federal, state, and city governments, and economic competitiveness. To read Part 1 of […]

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