January 11, 2018

The Best Economic Impact Studies Make an Impact.

The Best Economic Impact Studies Make an Impact. Many organizations understand the value in completing an economic impact study—it can be a tremendous asset in your […]
September 13, 2017

Parker Philips Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Parker Philips Certified By the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council ERIE, PA (September 13, 2017)—Parker Philips, a boutique consulting firm specializing in economic impact analysis, research […]
July 6, 2017

Survey to Gauge Interest in Erie Community College

A consultants’ feasibility study is expected to be finished as soon as mid-April. The nonprofit behind efforts to create an Erie County community college has hired […]
May 22, 2017

Empower Erie discusses tuition, financing community college

Empower Erie discussed plans for the Erie County Community College at the Blasco Memorial Library Monday. The public forum with a seven-member panel gave an overview […]
May 12, 2017

Empower Erie Chairman Reacts to Community College Feasibility Study

A study released today shows strong support for a local community college. The report was commissioned by Empower Erie, the organization that has been promoting the […]
May 12, 2017

Study Recommends Community College for Erie County

There is a strong need for an Erie County community college, according to a 65-page state-required feasibility study. The study was released publicly Friday morning. It was […]
March 26, 2017

New Survey Shows Support for Community College Idea

The state-required feasibility study on whether Erie has enough support to start a community college is almost complete.  “Empower Erie,” the group working on the project […]
March 26, 2017

Survey Finds Support for Erie-area Community College

A recent telephone survey indicates there is strong interest locally in launching an Erie County community college, according to a nonprofit group that is working to […]
February 28, 2017

Gaming Authority sends new study to Harrisburg

A recent study found that gaming revenue has brought in more than $200 million since its inception eight years ago. With local gaming revenue funds still […]
December 22, 2016

Best Practices for Economic Impact Studies for Colleges and Universities: APLU

Download the full report at APLU.org : http://www.aplu.org/library/economic-engagement-framework-economic-impact-guidelines/file
December 22, 2016

Small Business Saturday & the Year-round Impact of Shopping Small

As the voice for our nation’s entrepreneurs, the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) celebrates small businesses on a daily basis.  When our small businesses do well, […]
December 22, 2016

The Multiplier Effect of Local Independent Businesses

Clearly communicating the importance of the local economic multiplier effect or “local premium” is a key part of effective “buy local” and public education campaigns. The […]

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