Through our thought leadership arm, ESI ThoughtLab, we provide fresh ideas and evidence-based analysis to help businesses and government leaders understand and respond to economic, industry, and technological shifts around the world. Our in-house team of top economists and thought leadership experts, along with our long-standing links to top universities, research institutes, and global media organizations, enable us to develop original ideas validated by quantitative evidence and presented in a compelling way.
Join ESI and Penn IUR for an interactive discussion on findings from a year-long global assessment of smart city solutions on
Speakers will provide an overview of the study’s research objectives, demonstrate how cities are using technology to generate return on investment, and explore how others can develop their own playbook to become hyperconnected leaders. Register today.
Analysis of NYC Economic Incentive Programs
ESI is currently completing an analysis of two NYC economic incentive programs: Relocation and Employment Assistance Program (REAP) and the Industrial and Commercial Abatement Program (ICAP).
We are pleased to announce the recent release of the 2020 State of the Kitchen Incubator Industry in the U.S. This is the third in our series of national surveys specifically analyzing U.S. Kitchen Incubators. Completed in conjunction with
Catharine Street Consulting,
The Food Corridor, and
Urbane Development, this year's study shows robust growth of food business making use of shared-use kitchen facilities.
Learn more about an industry that is growing.
Robin Winston and his wife Charlitta Winston are the sponsors of the annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day event at the Indiana Historical Society, Indianapolis, IN. Their sponsorship provides free admission to the Jan. 20 event which includes a variety of programming and a special exhibit about the historical significance and activism of Madam C.J. Walker, America's first self-made woman millionaire.
Richard Voith led a team including Enterprise Communities and the University of Southern California to complete research on the impact of Low Income Housing Tax Credits (LIHTC) on local neighborhood house prices. The team recently submitted a paper to the
Journal of Regional Science and Urban Economics for review. Richard was also quoted in the
Philadelphia Inquirer, explaining how transit influences neighborhood revitalization in Philadelphia.
News from the Lab
ESI ThoughtLab has Launched the Driving Cybersecurity Performance Research project
Driving Cybersecurity Performance will build on last year's program, The Cybersecurity Imperative, by diving deeper into the economics of cybersecurity and identifying a roadmap to success. Learn more.
U.S. - China Research
Forecasts of the U.S. Long-Term Economic Scenario
From our Beijing-based think tank partners, ANBOUND: "One of the main issues in the study of economics, as well as in the main direction of public policy research is the developments and changes to the long-term economic situation"Learn more.
Mosaic Development Partners recently began a redevelopment project at 4567 Wayne Avenue in Germantown. Going by the name Golaski Labs, plans feature 40 residential units, several office spaces, a restaurant and cafe, as well as off-street parking lots for visitors and residents.
Read more from Hidden City.
ESI's economic impact report for
Tulane University was featured on
nola.com. Through its operations, capital investments and role as an educational and research hub, Tulane contributes $3.14 billion a year to Louisiana's economy.
2019 was a busy year for ESI! Take a look at how we have expanded in scope, impact, and geographic footprint by
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