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Food and Resource Economics Department

Food and Resource Economics Department

Economic Impact Analysis

Collaborating with Government

The Economic Impact Analysis Program has managed and participated in many analyses and projects for local, state, and federal government sponsors.  These analyses provide timely and valuable resources to the public sector for informed decision making.

Faculty and staff members have experience collaborating with entities from a wide variety of government agencies including:

Federal Government

  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • U.S. Department of Agriculture
    • Agriculture Research Service
    • Economic Research Service
    • Forest Service
    • Risk Management Agency
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
    • Economic Development Administration
    • National Marine Fisheries Service
    • National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  • U.S. Department of Energy
    • National Renewable Energy Laboratory
    • National Energy Technology Laboratory
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency

State and Local Government

  • Board of Governors of the State University System of Florida
  • Florida Center for Solid and Hazardous Waste Management
  • Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services
  • Florida Department of Community Affairs
  • Florida Department of Environmental Protection
  • Florida Department of Health
  • Florida Energy and Climate Commission
  • Florida Housing Finance Corporation
  • Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research
  • Florida Wildlife Conservation Commission
  • South Florida Water Management District
  • Southwest Florida Water Management District
  • St. Johns County (FL) Board of Commissioners
  • Economic Analysis

    Regional economic modeling, economic contribution analyses, and economic impact analyses can all provide useful information for government program assessment and informed decision making at all levels.  The Economic Impact Analysis Program can provide:

    • regional economic modeling and analysis at the county, state, or national level
    • economic contribution or impact analysis of industry activity, commodity production, government regulations or policies, new technologies, natural disasters, and industrial or community development projects
    • evaluation of economic linkages among industries, institutions, and households
    • forecasting the effects of market or policy changes
  • Survey Research

    Often in collaboration with the Florida Agricultural Market Research Center or the Florida Survey Research Center, the Economic Impact Analysis Program offers survey research services including:

    • survey questionnaire and statistical sampling design
    • mail and telephone survey implementation and analysis
    • measurement of industry or commodity output, imports/exports, employment, value added and inputs purchased
    • profiling of industry or market structure, production, and marketing practices
    • measurement of consumer expenditures, consumption and purchasing patterns
    • assessment of producer or consumer opinions, preferences and expectations
    • valuation of non-market or non-monetary goods, services, and natural resources
  • Clientele
    • Florida Legislature, Office of Economic and Demographic Research
    • Southwest Florida Water Management District
    • U.S. Department of Agriculture
    • U.S. Department of Commerce
    • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
  • General Services

    The Economics Impact Analysis Program also offered public presentations, academic seminars, and training programs on a variety of topics.

    If you or your agency are interested in discussing potential collaboration opportunities, please contact us.  We look forward to hearing from you!