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Using IMPLAN to Evaluate Public Universities Regional Economic Inpacts
Economics Technical Reports and White Papers
  • David Swenson, Iowa State University
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This is a how-to manual for utilizing the IMPLAN impact analysis program when measuring the worth of public universities to regional economies. This paper describes four approaches to measuring university economic values ranging from simple modification to the elements of value added to producing highly itemized "bill of goods" types of specifications. It compares the four methods to one another as well as to a formal RIMS II analysis of the same institution by the U.S. BEA.
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Iowa State University, The Authors
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David Swenson. "Using IMPLAN to Evaluate Public Universities Regional Economic Inpacts" (2014)
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