Throughout our 45 year history, BBC has routinely conducted economic impact and economic development studies in a wide variety of fields including recreation, natural resources, human services, transportation, and cultural investments.
Our unbiased, quantitative approach helps clients identify the pathways and magnitude of their impact on the economy — in their sector, local community, region, or nation. Our results have helped numerous organizations and government agencies make strategic business and policy decisions with greater confidence for plausible economic and fiscal outcomes.
We recognize the specific needs of our clients and the distinctive nuances of their situations. We listen, understand, and craft solutions tailored to the specific circumstances driving the need for our services.
BBC is familiar with a wide array of impact methodologies including: input-output analysis, fiscal impact modeling, hedonic modeling, benefits-transfer analysis, non-market valuation, the World Health Organization’s Health Economic Assessment Tool, and the Low Income Investment Fund (LIIF) social impact assessment.
BBC provides results that you and your stakeholders or investors can trust. We are committed to authentic research, thoughtful assumptions, and proven methodologies.
Arts and Culture: Our economic analysis team has helped numerous museums, events, and other cultural organizations better understand their contribution to the local, regional, or state economy.
Outdoor Recreation and Public Lands: Strengths include documenting the value of recreational activities and estimating the market value of outdoor amenities such as public lands and wilderness access.
Social Service Economic Impacts: Our staff has worked with private, public, and nonprofit organizations to document the benefits of education, health care investment, and other social services.
Transportation Impacts: Studies range from analyses of specific transportation investments in support of funding applications to value analyses of various modes of transportation for a state or region.