Community Data Analytics

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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ESI: Present Value’s Top 10 Posts of 2016

December 23, 2016 / Comments Off on ESI: Present Value’s Top 10 Posts of 2016

This will be our last post of 2016, as such we wanted to reflect upon the topics we have covered on Present Value this past year and share with our wonderful readers our Top 10 posts of the year. It has been a great year with many compelling contributions from Principals, Senior Advisors, Directors, Analysts […]

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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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Senior Advisor Sidney Wong was Recently Published in Technology & Planning Today

November 16, 2016 / Comments Off on Senior Advisor Sidney Wong was Recently Published in Technology & Planning Today

Senior Advisor Sidney Wong was recently published in issue 113 of Planning & Technology Today, a publication of the American Planning Association. His article, Demographic Multipliers: Data Mining & Measuring Development Impacts, reports on recent advances made by ESI’s Community Data Analytics team in providing the best demographic multipliers for leaders to assess how a new […]

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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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