IMPLAN is an economic impact assessment modeling system. It allows the user to easily build economic models to estimate the impacts of economic changes in their states, counties, or communities. Full description: http://www.implan.com/
What Is It?
Modeling and analysis tool - Socioeconomic models
Tool has a GUI available
Tool does simulations
Tool handles socio-economic impacts
Visualization capabilities: Only what is afforded by exporting tables to Excel or other such programs
Additional information: Provides defaults for easy analysis, but affords user full transparency for advanced customization.
Technical expertise: Basic computer skills sufficient
Scientific expertise: Some scientific background necessary
Types of Data Needed
Equipment needs: Windows 95/98/ME/NT 4.0/2000/ XP
Resource Requirements: User needs to have or learn a basic familiarity with input-output analysis.
www.implan.com offers training.
Input formats: User enters direct effects
Output formats: printable reports and electronic formats
How Do I Get It?
Tool cost: $450 software, $200 county profile, $400 state, $475 Zip Code -- Package pricing is available
Third parties have applied coefficients to results - eg pollution variables per million dollars output by industry.
Developer: IMPLAN Group, LLC
Phone: 651-439-4421 x1
Address: 16740 Birkdale Commons Parkway, Suite 206, Huntersville, NC 28078