disparity study

Harrisburg Disparity Study

August 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Harrisburg Disparity Study

The City of Harrisburg and Impact Harrisburg commissioned this disparity study, funded by the City and Impact as well as by Dauphin County and produced by a consulting team that consisted of Econsult Solutions, Inc., Milligan Consulting, LLC, and the Winston/Terrell Group (collectively “the ESI team”). This disparity study had three main purposes: 1. To […]

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An Interview with W. Wilson Goode, Jr.

November 11, 2022 / Comments Off on An Interview with W. Wilson Goode, Jr.

Last month, ESI President and Principal Lee Huang sat down with Senior Advisor and former Philadelphia City Councilperson W. Wilson Goode, Jr. to discuss the state of equity and inclusion in filling city contracts. As a member of city council, Goode, Jr. was instrumental in creating initiatives to boost participation from underrepresented groups in city […]

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Equity and Inclusion

September 14, 2020 / Comments Off on Equity and Inclusion

About Analytics-Driven Insight to Promote Equity Econsult Solutions is committed to making a difference in our work. In our Equity & Inclusion practice area, we marshal our analytical expertise and real-world experience to add quantitative substance and strategic nuance to diversity analyses in a wide range of sectors. We are also mindful to apply these […]

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Changes to HMDA Could Reveal Where Inequitable Banking Practices are Occurring

July 22, 2016 / Comments Off on Changes to HMDA Could Reveal Where Inequitable Banking Practices are Occurring

In recent years, there has been an increased focus on racial inequality and decreasing racial disparities in the US. In Philadelphia and other major cities, many disparities between racial and ethnic groups – particularly wealth and asset disparities, disparities in public goods and services (including public education) and disparities in health outcomes, can be directly […]

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ESI Releases Philadelphia’s 2014 Disparity Study

September 8, 2015 / Comments Off on ESI Releases Philadelphia’s 2014 Disparity Study

Econsult Solutions, Inc. and Milligan & Company, LLC, released their annual disparity study for the city of Philadelphia. This study is designed to analyze the City’s utilization of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs), and Disabled Business Enterprises (DSBEs) (collectively known as M/W/DSBEs), relative to the availability of such firms to compete for City […]

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Annual Philadelphia Disparity Study

September 13, 2013 / Comments Off on Annual Philadelphia Disparity Study

From 2006 to date, Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) has been retained by the City of Philadelphia to conduct an annual disparity study (Milligan and Company partnered with ESI beginning with the FY 2008 study).  The study is designed to analyze the city of Philadelphia’s utilization of Minority Business Enterprises (MBEs), Women Business Enterprises (WBEs) and […]

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