The Regional team’s research focus is on applied economic and technical assistance. The Regional team addresses issues in regional economies, economic development, workforce/occupational development, evaluation, and economic impact modeling and analysis. The team assists corporate, nonprofit, economic and workforce development entities along with all levels of government in problem resolution and strategic decision making.
Data mean nothing without thoughtful, skilled interpretation. Our regional team has a long history of helping clients analyze the right databases to address their concerns, and our portfolio includes mapping capacity and a wealth of demographic, industry, and occupational databases.
Upjohn researchers use financial and economic data to generate estimates of employment, output, tax revenue, and other measures associated with change in economic activity resulting from the project or industry under study.
The Upjohn Institute has been retained by diverse communities and organizations to examine the design, feasibility, impact, and potential cost of new Promise programs and related community initiatives.
The Upjohn regional team takes a comprehensive approach in assessing a region’s talent base, which includes analyzing the occupational composition and age of the region’s workforce, availability of training programs, commuting patterns, quality of life, and existing partnerships.
In its drive to provide a comprehensive set of economic development services, the Upjohn regional team has added land use and resource planning, along with mapping capabilities, to its portfolio.