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    Discussing economic-impact studies and modeling software

    Here is a handy link compiling our analyses of economic-impact modeling software and the reports they generate.
    Jon Sanders, January 25, 2017
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    Numbers were down for second Raleigh Rock’n’Roll marathon, but will they be?

    I got a chuckle out of a toss-off line toward the end of The News & Observer’s article on the second Raleigh Rock’n’Roll Marathon [RnR] this weekend. Here’s the line: An accurate estimation of economic impact [of the race] for this year will be available in July. Not just…
    Jon Sanders, April 14, 2015
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    Raleigh marathon gets IMPLAN-inflated

    Read about it in my newsletter today. A snippet: The paper reported that the Carolina Hurricanes had an estimated economic impact per game of about $1 million. The average home game attendance was just shy of 18,000 fans (17,971). Bear those figures in mind when reading about an…
    Jon Sanders, July 9, 2014
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    Major job-creator moves to Davidson

    No one, and I mean no one, has created more jobs and economic impact on paper than the newest corporate neighbor in Davidson, N.C. I speak, of course, of IMPLAN. WSAV reports: DAVIDSON, N.C., July 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ — IMPLAN Group LLC today announced the completed acquisition of MIG, Inc.,…
    Jon Sanders, July 30, 2013