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Northwest Regional Economic Impact Analysis Executive Summary

By May 1, 2015 No Comments

At a news conference held on May 1, 2015 Northwest Missouri State University announced the results of the economic impact study conducted for Northwest by Idaho-based Economic Modeling Specialists International, and the results are significant.

It shows Northwest generated $617.5 million in added regional income during fiscal year 2014, which is equal to creating 9,465 new jobs within the service area that Northwest calls the Green and White Circle. Furthermore, the study looks at the economic impacts Northwest makes through our operations, students who come from outside the Green and White Circle, visitors to the region and alumni who stay find employment and stay within the Green and White Circle.

You can read an executive summary of the study here or the full report is available here.