We use economic life cycle accounting to value local connections, measuring the ripple effects back through the supply chain and forward through the spending of income.
Use information that underlies the multiplier to better understand local industries and capitalize on opportunities.
With the reporting of abatement costs per GASB 77, audit and report benefits to provide a balanced accounting of tax incentives.
Provide citizens with reporting of the local economic impacts of government expenditures by simply linking online checkbooks to economic accounts.
Economic multipliers are an outcome to be managed. Go beyond the multiplier to see opportunity and act.
We support your work and governance processes, from planning to managing, measuring, and auditing.
Our smart growth app puts economic life cycle impacts in a multi-criteria decision framework. Use rankings of economic development alternatives to support decision-making, or work with your planners to meld the economic performance table into a comprehensive sustainable planning analysis.
We trace production in a round-by-round manner back through the supply chain and forward through the spending of income, so you get an understanding of where connections weaken between supply and demand in your local economy, and which connections merit management, measurement and auditing.
Get a workbook packed with industry, workforce, earnings, and energy data and charts that you can easily format. Simply enter your economic development scenario and we account for all connections over the production and income life cycles to produce pro forma impact budgets.
With sustainability becoming a larger component of planning, we developed state-specific energy parameters to estimate energy fuel use and associated emissions for your economic development projects.
Our pro forma impact budgets use an upper limit of local expansion capacities or a less aggressive local supply assumption. You choose, then challenge yourself to hit these performance targets. Economic multipliers are an outcome to be managed.
Governance includes measuring actual results against pro forma targets, and auditing of these results. This governance process provides not only public accountability, but performance improvement within your economic development agency.
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We created a new breed of apps for state and local economic development, planning, and policy professionals, designed specifically to support their work and governance processes.
"Decisions are rarely made on sunny days. Mostly, we determine our path forward under the gray skies of probability."
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