ERIC Number: ED059670
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1971
Reference Count: 0
College Impact Studies: Hampden County and Amherst, Massachusetts.
Wachtel, Noemy; Morehouse, John S.
This is the report of 2 separate studies, bound under 1 cover, to determine the economic impact of higher education institutions on the areas they serve. The first study takes into account the impact of the 5 colleges in Hampden County, Massachusetts. The second deals similarly with the impact of certain institutions on the Amherst, Massachusetts area. The studies take into account the amount of educational activities afforded to the areas, the local business volume, the number of jobs attributed to the presence of the colleges, the personal gross income of individuals attributed to the presence of the colleges, and the expansion of credit by local banks due to the presence of the colleges. (HS)
Publication Type: N/A
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: New England Board of Higher Education, Wellesley, MA.