NERC Economic Impact Analysis

To better understand and serve our state’s vital manufacturing sector, Impact Washington asked the Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC) to conduct an analysis of the economic impact of the organization’s work with Washington manufacturers. The data used for this study drew from an in-depth survey of businesses that had received services between 2002 and the first half of 2013.

The results of this study confirmed the significance of Impact Washington’s services to the manufacturing industries in Washington State, indicating a notable increases in employment and output effects over the period examined.

Click here to download the full report in PDF format. Visit the Northwest Economic Research Center (NERC) at Portland State University