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JANUARY 2013:

Econsult Corporation transferred the consulting practice developed by Stephen Mullin and Dick Voith to Econsult Solutions, Inc., on January 2, 2013.  Econsult Corporation, returned to its original focus on expert testimony and litigation support in the areas of employment; personal injury and wrongful death; damage analysis; antitrust; and intellectual property. It will continue to be led by President David Crawford, Academic Affiliate and Founding Principal Janice Madden, Managing Principal Kathy Duffy and Vice President Tabatha Lupinetti. Econsult will continue its human resource management consulting practice as well.

Econsult Solutions will provide economic consulting in the areas of economic development; real estate; state and local public finance and policy; transportation; project and program evaluation; and spatial analytics and GIS solutions. Econsult Solutions is headed by Co-Presidents Stephen Mullin and Dick Voith along with Senior Vice Presidents Peter Angelides and Lee Huang.


2012

 

October 2012

Econsult Senior Advisor Dr. Joseph P. Fuhr recently published the first of three micro studies on government-owned networks for the Coalition for the New Economy. The first study examines MI Connection, a failing government-owned network in North Carolina (http://www.coalitionfortheneweconomy.org/wp-content/uploads/2012/10/10.31.12-GON-MI-Connection-Final.pdf). Fuhr also recently published the study “The Monopolization of Forest Certification: Do Disparate Standards Increase Consumer Costs and Undermine Sustainability?” for the American Consumer Institute. He co-authored the study with Steve Pociask, president of the American Consumer Center for Citizen Research. In addition, Fuhr recently published the article “Will Comparative Effectiveness Research Finally Succeed?” in the Fall 2012 edition of Biotechnology Healthcare. He co-authored this article with Dr. Erwin A. Blackstone, professor of economics at Temple University, and Dr. Danielle Ziernicki, director of global regulatory policy and intelligence for Janssen Research and Development.

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New Jersey Legislature, Raymond Lesniak, writes about on-line gaming legislation in Herald News and cites Econsult's work on the topic. (April 12, 2012)

On-line gaming will be big winner for Jersey       (HTML)   (PDF)

Link to Report and other Stories       (HTML)

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Econsult's 2010 report on internet gambling is referenced by the Philadelphia Inquirer in the latest discussion of activity by the New Jersey Legislation. (April 10, 2012)

Odds Improve for Internet Gambling in Atlantic City      (HTML)   (PDF)

Link to Report and other Stories       (HTML)
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Senior Advisor, Joseph Fuhr of Widener University, writes about wireless communication issues in PennLive.com. (April 8, 2012)

Is Pennsylvania headed for a wireless problem?      (HTML)

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February 2012:

Peter Angelides, Econsult Principal and Dan Connelly of Fairmount Capital Advisors have been working on behalf of the City of Coatesville, PA on their economic development strategy. Recently results of a survey of town residents was released. Eric Smith of the Daily Record, talked with Dr. Angelides about the survey. (February 14, 2012).

Survey: Coatesville residents want grocery store      (PDF)

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The proposed 2012-2013 Pennsylvania budget eliminates Homeless Prevention funding. Jared Adkins Essential Public Radio reports on the issue. Econsult's 2009 report on availability of low-income housing is referenced. (February 27, 2012)

Two Out of Three Low Income State Residents Have Trouble Finding Housing      (HTML)

Link to Econsult page      (HTML)

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Showing support for Councilman Clarke's new leadership, Mayor Nutter quoted favorably from an Econsult report that has been the basis of Councilman Clarke's revenue-generating ideas. (February 7, 2012)

Nutter Praises Clarke and His Ideas      (HTML)

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The results of Econsult's 2010 report on Digital Exclusion is mentioned in Bloomberg, BNA writer Paul Barbagallo's piece about the FFC's Plan to Cap the budget of the Lifeline Program's program that is just beginning to benefit folks with no access to the internet. (January 22, 2012)

FCC Plan to Cap Lifeline Program Criticized by Consumer Groups   (PDF)     (HTML)

Link to Econsult's Work on Digital Exclusion   (HTML)

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Econsult Senior Advisor Jeremy Sunkett, (former director of project management for the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority) talks with the Press of Atlantic City in an article about efforts by the CRDA urging casinos to open storefronts to the street (January 12, 2012)


CRDA consultants urge Atlantic City casinos to open storefronts to the street        (PDF)   (HTML)

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In late 2011, Econsult analyzed revenue generation strategies for Philadelphia City Council, as it seeks alternative approaches to balancing the City's budget. Revenue proposals included land sales, asset sales, and public advertising. See Philadelphia Inquirer blog January 11, 2012


What coud the City sell off in 2012?   (PDF)     (HTML)

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Econsult's work on i-gaming in NJ, led by Adam Ozimek is referenced in NJBIZ.COM in an article by Andrew Kitcheman. (January 9, 2012) For more complete information on the project and access to other articles, click here.


Urgency in overdrive as online gaming bill goes on hold   (PDF)

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Senior Advisor, Dr. Joseph Fuhr, recently published an article with co-authors Erwin Blackstone and Larry Darby in the journal Regulation, (Winter 2011-2012) entitled "The Case of Duopoly, Industry Structure is Not a Sufficient Basis for Imposing Regulation." More Info.

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