Research & Presentations

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research

The Economic and Fiscal Impact of the Music Industry in Georgia: Production, Distribution, Support, and Tourism

This report examines the impact that the music industry has on the Georgia economy.  Excluding music tourism, the economic impact of the music industry in Georgia in 2016 was $3.5 billion. There were nearly 17,000 people employed by, or who spent a significant part of their time, and/or received a significant part of their income …

Fiscal Impact, Research

Fiscal Impact Analysis of the North Carolina Rural Job Creation Fund

The study provides a model estimate of both the fiscal impact and return on investment that would result from a proposed Rural Job Creation Fund in North Carolina. The report can be found here.

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research, Tax Credits

Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act – Economic and Fiscal Impact

The Georgia Agribusiness and Rural Jobs Act (GARJA) seeks to provide capital for small businesses in rural Georgia. The GARJA would encourage $100 million of private capital investment over the first two years in rural areas in part by making tax credits available to private sector investors.  Using an input-output model of the area identified …

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research, Tax Credits

An Update of the Projected Economic and Fiscal Impacts of a Tennessee Historic Rehabilitation Investment Incentive

This report is an update to an earlier report published in February 2014 using more recent data. The study provides a model estimate of both the economic and fiscal impacts that would result from the construction spending, as well as the operations of the new economic activity that locates within rehabilitated historic properties utilizing this tax …

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, New Cities, Research

Fiscal Impact of the Proposed City of St. Simons/Sea Island on Glynn County, Georgia

This report examined the fiscal impact that the proposed City of St. Simons/Sea Island would have on Glynn County.  The report answers several key questions not addressed by previous studies, including: To what extent will the county loose revenues that currently fund countywide services? To what extent will the county be able to reduce service …

Economic Impact, Fiscal Impact, Research

The Economic and Fiscal Impact of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta

This report is an update to a 2009 study done by Georgia Tech to assess the economic and fiscal impact, as well as the economic and fiscal presence, of Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta on the State of Georgia.  The economic presence of Children’s refers to the total interaction of Children’s with the Georgia economy. It …