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Understanding the Economic Impact of Film-Induced Tourism

June 16, 2023 / Comments Off on Understanding the Economic Impact of Film-Induced Tourism

ESI has worked with local and state governments across the US on economic development strategies that draw new spending and people into their communities, thus increasing spending and dollars circulating in the economy.  One such opportunity for this is at the intersection of film production and tourism, or what we call film-induced tourism, with travelers […]

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Webinar Series: Equity and Inclusion Across the United States

June 14, 2023 / Comments Off on Webinar Series: Equity and Inclusion Across the United States

In July of 2023, ESI will examine the role that equity and inclusion plays in different areas of life across the country and in different industries. We will explore food systems, construction and development, and tourism in conversations with industry leaders. These discussions will be moderated by Frank Robinson, Vice President at Econsult Solutions and […]

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Economic and Social Impacts of University of North Carolina System Athletics

April 24, 2023 / Comments Off on Economic and Social Impacts of University of North Carolina System Athletics

ESI quantified the economic impact of the 15 University of North Carolina System Division of Intercollegiate Athletics Programs on the State of North Carolina. Collegiate athletics are an immense source of pride for these institutions and for the state as a whole. The aim of ESI’s research was to make sure it is understood that these […]

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Parking Wars

April 7, 2023 / Comments Off on Parking Wars

We can no longer stay neutral; reasonable solutions must start to drive our decision making A woman walks into a restaurant to meet a group of friends. She proceeds to apologize for being late but explains she was looking for parking for the past 20 minutes. This sparked a vibrant discussion that opened their evening. […]

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Introducing Our New Vice Presidents!

January 31, 2023 / Comments Off on Introducing Our New Vice Presidents!

In December of 2022, Rebecca DeJoseph and Frank Robinson were promoted from Directors to Vice President and Senior Economist, and Vice President, respectively. Frank and Rebecca are both dedicated to their areas of expertise, with Frank’s history of working at the intersection of economic and community development, and Rebecca in the economic, labor, and academic spaces. […]

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ESI Presents at TMACC EV Summit

December 6, 2022 / Comments Off on ESI Presents at TMACC EV Summit

On Thursday, November 17, the Transportation Management Association of Chester County held an Electric Vehicle Summit, where ESI Director Frank Robinson and Intern Kendra Hills presented and served on panels. Robinson presented his keynote on unlocking potential economic benefits for low-income EV consumers. The increased acceleration of electric vehicle (EVs) adoption has the potential to […]

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