2016 Conference Presentations
Slides have been posted from the 13th Annual ERIE Conference for your viewing pleasure. Click Here to access them. More coming soon.
ERIE Annual Conference
Please join us at Penn State Behrend for the 13th annual ERIE conference on Wednesday, July 27 from 8:00am to 2:00pm. For registration and other information please click here.
Special Thanks to our Gold Sponsors (The Erie Community Foundation and The Times Publishing Company) and our Silver Sponsors (The Knox Law Firm and The Erie County Gaming Revenue Authority)!
ELI #20 - 2nd Quarter 2016 Report
We are pleased to present the 20th issue of the Erie Leading Index. Inside the issue we talk about layoffs in Erie county. Continue reading here
ERIE on Facebook
Check out our brand new Facebook page and give us a like! We made it easy, check out the like button on the right sidebar!
ERIE Guide to the Erie Economy, 5th Edition (2015)
Get a glimpse into what is happening in Erie's economy by checking out the ERIE Guide to the Erie Economy, 5th edition. This report includes interesting information about Erie and how the region compares to the nation in terms of employment, income, demographics, poverty, migration and much more!
Measuring Sprawl 2014
Analyzes development in 221 metropolitan areas across the United States, as well as the relationship between development and quality of life indicators in those areas.
Starting Salaries by College Major, 2013-14
Useful information for those selecting a college major, or thinking about changing their careers. Starting salary is not the only thing to consider, clearly. But it IS one important thing to take into account since it will have a huge impact on your standard of living, probably for the rest of your life.
The Economic Value of Protected Open Space in Erie County
by the Lake Erie Region Conservancy; Feb. 2013
Download the report here!
Import Substitution Study released
A study commissioned by the Economic Development Corporation of Erie County, “Building Erie by Buying Erie” was released on 3/8/2012. It details a way to identify industries that might grow or be added to Erie’s industry mix to help keep local dollars local. These might be profitable opportunities for local entrepreneurs! A full copy of the report can be accessed using the link above. Thanks to the EDCEC for funding this research!
By Dr. James A. Kurre
The Erie Chamber generously invited Dr. Kurre to do an editorial on any topic of his choosing for their ERIEMagazine. Turns out that did NOT include Cincinnati chili, so he wrote about how we can help kids make good decisions about majors and careers. (Okay, just kidding about that Cincy chili thing...) Here's the link; the article is the first thing in the issue. See what you think, and pass it on if you like it.
Powering Pennsylvania: GE Transportation's Impact on the Economy and Community-at-Large in Northwestern Pennsylvania 2010.
April 20, 2011.
GE Transportation Commissioned Tripp Umbach Study.
ELI Music Video: "Will It Be Now or Later?"
by ERIE former GRA Jeremiah Riethmiller
Caution: Contents may be silly!
(This link will take you to YouTube for a 4:16 video.)