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economic development

2019 Summer Reading and Listening List

2019 Summer Reading and Listening List

July 5, 2019 / Comments Off on 2019 Summer Reading and Listening List

We at Econsult Solutions are proud to involve students in our practice through college internships and university cooperative on-the-job experiences. We engage them in our projects and we offer our blog platform to provide them opportunities to write about relevant topics of their interest. For this edition of Present Value, Marketing Assistant Arty Altanzaya, Global […]

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Making Shared Services Happen

June 28, 2019 / Comments Off on Making Shared Services Happen

Despite a national robust economy, many local governments are coping with budget operating pressures and persistent funding shortfalls. This is especially true for many distressed communities that have not shared in the economic expansion. These municipalities have faced stagnant revenues for years and have struggled to reverse tax base contraction, even in the strong economy. […]

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EDC Impact: Shaping the Pennsylvania Economy

May 13, 2019 / Comments Off on EDC Impact: Shaping the Pennsylvania Economy

Economic development is an increasingly complex endeavor. Communities are competing on a global scale and the rules of competition are constantly changing. Local economic development provides the cornerstone of social and business networks that propel the local economy. Because a vibrant economy cannot be taken for granted and we cannot assume that every citizen is […]

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scranton

The Convergence of History, Geography, and Economics in Northeastern Pennsylvania

April 26, 2019 / Comments Off on The Convergence of History, Geography, and Economics in Northeastern Pennsylvania

Historic Economic Connectivity Equidistant from Broad Street in Philadelphia and Central Park in New York City, Northeastern Pennsylvania is approximately 125 miles from both of these major American metropolitan regions. With almost 1 million residents, the Northeastern Pennsylvania region, which includes the counties of Carbon (Jim Thorpe), Lackawanna (Scranton), Luzerne (Wilkes-Barre/Hazleton), Monroe (Stroudsburg), Schuylkill (Pottsville), […]

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Higher Education

Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

April 10, 2019 / Comments Off on Campus Philly Releases “Philadelphia Renaissance: College student retention drives growth in the city and region”

ESI assisted Campus Philly in developing its new report summarizing the impacts of retaining graduates from area colleges and universities on Philadelphia and the Delaware Valley. Released during its stakeholders conference “Young, Smart, and Local” April 9th, the report sets a course for higher ed and talent retention as an economic development strategy. Econsult Solutions […]

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The State of North Broad 2019

January 10, 2019 / Comments Off on The State of North Broad 2019

As one of Philadelphia’s most prominent corridors, North Broad Street continues to act as the city’s backbone, anchoring adjacent neighborhoods, supporting businesses and community anchors, and connecting residents to entertainment, retail, and job centers. The North Broad Renaissance (NBR) target areas span from City Hall to Germantown Avenue and touches eight neighborhoods including Center City […]

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