EDMONTON, ALBERTA–(Marketwire – Oct. 5, 2007) – The Alberta economy receives roughly $13 billion in income each year as a result of spending associated with learning provided by colleges and technical institutions and their students. This figure amounts to 5.5% of the total income in the provincial economy. . . .
CCbenefits is a leading provider of socioeconomic impact and strategic planning tools to support community colleges and technical institutes. In this study, commissioned by the Association of Alberta Colleges and Technical Institutes, CCbenefits applied a comprehensive economic model designed to quantify the economic benefits of colleges and technical institutions and translate these into common sense benefit/cost and investment terms.
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