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Economic Impact Study

The Economic, Health, and Environmental Benefits of Completing The Capital Trails Network

April 30, 2021 / Comments Off on The Economic, Health, and Environmental Benefits of Completing The Capital Trails Network

ESI was commissioned by the Capital Trails Coalition to evaluate the impacts of the Capital Trails Network across the Washington, DC metropolitan region, which was defined as the District of Columbia; City of Alexandria, Arlington County, and Fairfax County in Virginia; and Prince George’s County and Montgomery County in Maryland. ESI conducted further analysis on […]

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The Social and Economic Benefits of the Craft and Maker Sector in Philadelphia

February 14, 2020 / Comments Off on The Social and Economic Benefits of the Craft and Maker Sector in Philadelphia

As a former manufacturing city, Philadelphia has been well-known as a national center of craft and making for over three hundred years. Traditional craft refers to the small-scale production of useable goods, often created by hand with natural materials such as clay, wood, fiber, metal, and glass. Craft can be differentiated from fine art in […]

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In Service to Others: The Economic, Community and Social Impact of Villanova University

October 3, 2019 / Comments Off on In Service to Others: The Economic, Community and Social Impact of Villanova University

To view the full report, please click here. In 2019, Villanova University engaged Econsult Solutions, Inc. (ESI) to analyze Villanova’s economic and social impact. The report demonstrates the University’s significant contributions to and impact on Radnor Township, Delaware County and the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Villanova’s statewide economic impact is nearly $900 million, which supports 6,120 […]

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Economic Impact of University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletics Department

September 16, 2019 / Comments Off on Economic Impact of University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletics Department

University of Wisconsin-Madison Athletics (UW Athletics) is a Division I athletics organization that hosts 23 different sports teams known as the Wisconsin Badgers. UW Athletics prides itself on providing an elite college experience that develops student-athletes both on and off the field. In addition to supporting its student-athletes, UW Athletics serves as an economic engine […]

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The Economic Impact of Green City, Clean Waters: The First Five Years

June 4, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of Green City, Clean Waters: The First Five Years

ESI was commissioned by the Sustainable Business Network of Greater Philadelphia to articulate the local economic impact of Green City, Clean Waters (GCCW), an ambitious initiative of the Philadelphia Water Department that seeks to invest in green stormwater infrastructure (GSI) projects throughout the City of Philadelphia. GCCW fulfills federally established water quality requirements in ways […]

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The Economic Impact of the Port Authority of Allegheny County

March 12, 2019 / Comments Off on The Economic Impact of the Port Authority of Allegheny County

ESI was retained in 2018 by the Port Authority of Allegheny County (PAAC), the comprehensive provider of public transit services in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania, to assess its economic impact. The report demonstrates the impact of PAAC’s expenditures and service on the economy, on residents, and on state and local tax bases through a variety of […]

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