This tool is an online calculator for translating project-specific impacts into community-wide effects, including new health and community services provided, number of jobs created, wages earned, and overall impact on the economy. Potentially useful tool for the lead agency of a sharing arrangement to demonstrate the effect of personnel and other spending in the jurisdiction. (The site also has a link to information on planning for sustainability.)
Available online (pdf): http://www.raconline.org/econtool/
It is included in the CJS Resource Library under the categories listed below. Select a link to find other resources in that category.
- Fiscal and Service Issues: This tool helps create economic impact scenarios based on your project spending and other project specific information.
This resource is also linked to the Roadmap. Select a link below to read more about each area.
- Fiscal and Service Implications / Phase Two: This tool helps create economic impact scenarios based on your project spending and other project specific information.