In a time of serious need, the UT Martin utilized Emsi’s Economic Impact and Capital Analysis studies to demonstrate the ROI that would come from building a proposed STEM facility. The results, in part, led to a boost in state funding—reducing the university’s share of facility construction costs from 25% to 10%.
EMSI recently completed a large-scale Economic Impact Study on behalf of the 11 schools in the BC College system. We found that the BC Colleges’ 60 campuses have a significant impact on the British Columbian economy.
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.
A recent impact study found that the Colorado Community College System contributes $3.01 billion to the state each year.
Several colleges and statewide higher education systems have unveiled new Economic Impact Studies in recent days. We give a rundown in this post.
“The research released Thursday for 16 metro areas in California based on an economic model developed by Economic Modeling Specialists Inc. It said 38 percent of students don’t graduate from the Inland region’s 113 high schools on time with a regular diploma.”