Tools for Assessing Economic Impact: A Primer for Food System Practitioners

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July 11, 2017 - Author: Megan Phillips Goldenberg,

This guide summarizes tools that food systems practitioners can use to assess economic growth. It explores both standard commercial models and alternative, community-based approaches. Examples of studies that use each approach are included. The primer, which also contains definitions of applicable terms and several model studies, concludes with considerations for future studies.

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A webinar on this topic was offered on September 19, 2017. View a recording of the webinar to learn more.

This resource complements the more extensive USDA Agricultural Marketing Service - The Economics of Local Food Systems: A Toolkit to Guide Community Discussions, Assessments and Choices, which was summarized in this webinar


Support for this work comes from the W.K. Kellogg Foundation.

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Tags: center for regional food systems, economic impact analysis of local and regional food systems, eia, local governments and local food systems, michigan good food, michigan good food fund


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Kathryn Colasanti

Kathryn Colasanti
colokat@msu.edu


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Center for Regional Food Systems

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