Some Observations of Analyzing Economic Impact: A Case Study, the Economic Impact of the Staples Center on the City of Los Angeles
The purpose of this report is to assess the impact the Staples Center has had on the economy of the City of Los Angeles, and in so doing identify and analyze the problems involved in estimating the economic impact of public development projects.
Lasting Effects Conference Summary and Edited Transcript (PDF) — Edited for clarity as well as concision, this document highlights the major themes of this conference. It provides a clear and brief introduction to current thinking about economic impact analyses. This document also contains a very informative introduction by Jonathan Katz and a glossary of economic terms.