Which industry clusters are compatible with a region’s existing industry base and workforce? Which industries are likely to provide a comparative advantage in the future? What are the positive and negative consequences associated with various types of economic development?
These issues have important implications for every region’s future prosperity and quality of life and Mangum Economics is uniquely qualified to provide the answers.
What is the economic contribution that businesses, colleges and universities, government entities and other enterprises make to their local communities and to the state as a whole?
Using computer models and economic theory, Mangum Economics provides this analysis to illustrate the true value of an enterprise to legislators, the public or other stakeholders.
What is the impact of the baby boomers’ retirement on tax revenues and the demand for government services? How do government regulations affect the choices faced by consumers and businesses?
Answering questions such as these are Mangum Economic’s specialty. The firm has expertise in identifying the intended and, more importantly, unintended consequences of proposed legislation or other policy changes. At Mangum Economics, such complex topics are put into terms that are easily understood.
When a business moves into an area, will it be able to find the kind of workers it needs? Are the right training programs in place to create a pipeline of future workers with the necessary skill sets?
Mangum Economics assesses the demand for, and supply of, qualified workers. The firm’s work assists clients in bridging the gap between business and education to ensure that current and future workforce needs are met.