Impact Studies


Infographic: Breaking Down the $981M Impact of Kansas’ Independent Colleges and Universities

EMSI conducted an aggregate Economic Impact Study for the Kansas Independent College Association (KICA) earlier this year. KICA took the results and created a compelling infographic to show the breakdown of its 18 member colleges’ impact on the Kansas economy.


The Rights and Wrongs of Economic Impact Analysis for Colleges and Universities

The focus of this article is to highlight what constitutes a true impact study and what does not. Nobody wants to allocate millions of dollars to a project and then find out after the fact that the report they used to justify the investment was deeply flawed.