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Planning the Hyperconnected City

March 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Planning the Hyperconnected City

In my new capacity as an ESI Senior Advisor I had the opportunity to attend a presentation on ESI Thoughtlab’s global research initiative, Building a Hyperconnected City. This project surveyed 100 cities across the globe about their use of advanced technologies, data, and analytics, along with returns on smart city investments. ESI economists used the […]

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Residential Demographic Multipliers: Using PUMS Records To Estimate Housing Development Impacts

December 6, 2017 / Comments Off on Residential Demographic Multipliers: Using PUMS Records To Estimate Housing Development Impacts

In this year’s final edition of Cityscape, a periodical published by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s Office of Policy Development and Research, ESI’s Community Data Analytics (CDA) team documents the process of updating demographic multipliers for use in impact analyses, beyond the traditional school-age children and average household size. This update improves […]

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One on One with “Mr. Multiplier”

December 1, 2017 / Comments Off on One on One with “Mr. Multiplier”

The Community Data Analytics (CDA) team of Econsult Solutions has recently made advances in the field of demographic multipliers. In late November, the team released a series of reports including all fifty states and the District of Columbia. These reports include new and improved multipliers which serve a critical role in development impact studies. To get a […]

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‘Mr. Multiplier’ Presents at the 2017 APA National Conference

May 25, 2017 / Comments Off on ‘Mr. Multiplier’ Presents at the 2017 APA National Conference

  ESI’s Community Data Analytics (CDA) team recently presented in New York City at the 2017 American Planning Association National Planning Conference. The team led two independent sessions, and also participated in a poster session. CDA Project Lead, Dr. Sidney Wong accompanied by ESI Director Dr. Daniel Miles led the first session titled, “Demographic Multipliers → Development […]

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ESI to Present at the 2016 APA PA Annual Conference

August 23, 2016 / Comments Off on ESI to Present at the 2016 APA PA Annual Conference

Senior Advisors Steven Nelson and Sidney Wong, along with Sr. Vice President and Principal, Peter Angelides, will be presenting at the PA Chapter of the American Planning Association Annual Conference on Tuesday, October 18, 2016. Fiscal impact analysis, a prominent planning tool used to evaluate development and redevelopment proposals, has not evolved greatly since the publication […]

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Recap: ESI Presents at NCAC-APA Conference

June 8, 2016 / Comments Off on Recap: ESI Presents at NCAC-APA Conference

On June 4, our Community Data Analytics (CDA) team comprised of ESI Director, Dr. Daniel Miles, Research Analyst, Ms. Rinoa Guo, and Senior Advisor, Dr. Sidney Wong made the trip down to our nation’s capital to speak at the American Planning Association National Capital Area Chapter Conference. They delivered a CPE session to an engaged […]

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