URP 6290 Economic Impact Assessment

Dave Swenson

Research Scientist III, Department of Economics, Iowa State University

dswenson@iastate.edu (Please put URP 6290 in the Subject of email messages to me)

Phone: (mobile ony) 515-509-1429

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Adjunct Lecturer

School of Urban and Regional Planning

The University of Iowa

 

Readings

Course Syllabus

 

ASSIGNMENTS & CLASS SLIDES & OTHER USEFUL THINGS

I will add these as the course progresses:

Cutest Puppy Ever

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Please note that I am leaving the entire course up on the website, to include last year's assignments, in case something happens to me and prevents me from teaching.

Economic base handout

Zoom recording of LQ calculations

Assignment 1

Assignment 1 spreadsheet

Economic base lecture notes

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Minimum shares handout

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8 September Class Notes

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Handout on county economic and social data sources

Handout on IO mathematics and logic

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Assignment 2 here

Assignment 2 spreadsheet

Input-Output Analysis How-to manual for Assignment 2

Input-Output Analysis slides

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Class note for 15 Sept

Recording of me compiling the IO model in class

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Assignment 3 here

RIMS II Multiplier Tables

RIMS II Class Slides

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Handouts for Class:

IMPLAN Multipliers demonstration

Impact analysis practice handout

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Assignment 4 here

Your County and the State of Iowa multipliers for Assignment 4

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Assignment 5 here

Note: use the county-level IMPLAN multipliers spreadsheet in Assignment 4 for your assignment

Class slides for fiscal and housing impacts: here

Part 1 Zoom recording

 

Part 2 Zoom recording

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Lecture note from 10 November

Class slides for benefit cost analysis: here

Benefit cost examples spreadsheet used in class lecture: here

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Present value recording

Assignment 6 here

Spreadsheet for Assignment 6 here

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Dave's Pretty Good Impact Model

This is the RIMSII spreadsheet-based model -- It is not used for assignments:

Dave's Darn Good RIMS II Model

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