Richard Florida and a team of researchers at the NYU School of Professional Studies recently published a new report that uses EMSI data and other sources to trace NYC’s industrial and occupational clusters, changing real estate patterns, and evolving class structure. This rich analysis was also featured in Florida’s CityLab article.
Brian Kelsey, principal and founder of Civic Analytics, is the keynote speaker at the fifth annual National EMSI Conference in Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, September 21-23. Below is an interview we conducted with Brian on his work, his inspiration, and his vision for what success looks like in economic development.
It’s both exciting and encouraging to watch someone (or something) rise out of a slump and come back stronger. And there’s no better example than you’ll find in Detroit, Michigan: the nation’s underdog upstart.
How can you gain a foundational understanding of your local industry clusters in a way that is quick, easy, and precise? Here is a video that walks you step-by-step through an example of how to use EMSI Developer to find and prioritize your clusters in just a few clicks.
In part 2 of EMSI’s webinar series Helping Economic Developers Stand Out From the Pack, EMSI’s John Pernsteiner followed up Nevada Governor’s Office of Economic Development Research Director Bob Potts’ recent talk about using EMSI data and software to speed up and deepen research of the state economy.
In part 1 of our webinar series for economic developers, Bob Potts focused on how he uses EMSI data and software to simultaneously speed up and deepen his research of the state’s economy.
In a new tech talent study for the Austin Technology Council, Brian Kelsey of Civic Analytics showed that Austin compares favorably with the likes of Raleigh and San Francisco on job growth, but when it comes to degrees awarded in core tech programs—and wages in core tech occupations—the Central Texas metro lags behind other major […]
It’s important for economic development professionals to alleviate business challenges that impede growth and profitability—and to continue to show even longstanding businesses where local workforce strengths can contribute to ongoing success. This article will analyze labor market data for the plastics product manufacturing industry in the Elkhart-Goshen, Indiana, metropolitan area.
The terms and definitions differ, but pretty much every state and region has a set of industry groups that dictate new policies, initiatives, and research. For economic developers, these clusters or ecosystems are vital to retaining and attracting businesses.
For economic development professionals, the stakes are high when demonstrating workforce availability. In fact, according to the 2014 Area Development survey of company executives, the availability of skilled labor has rapidly become the No. 1 factor in site decisions (labor costs are No. 3).