ERIC Number: ED069203
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1972-May
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The Impact of the University of Pittsburgh on the Local Economy. Methodological Appendix.
Pittsburgh Univ., PA. University Urban Interface Program.
This document presents the procedures used, the results of, and recommendations concerning a study designed to determine the impact of the University of Pittsburgh on the local economy. Findings include the following expenditures by faculty, staff and students in the Pittsburgh area: (1) Colleges related local business volume--$177.3 million; (2) College related local expenditures--$80.6 million; (3) Local expenditure by faculty and staff--$40 million; (4) Local nonhousing expenditure by local faculty and staff--$28.4 million; (5) Local expenditures by students--$9.7 million; (6) Local expenditures by students in dorms excluding room and board--$2.2 million; (7) Expenditures by students for local rental housing--$2.0 million; (8) Local nonhousing expenditures by students who rent local housing--$3.2 million; (9) Expansion of local banks' credit base resulting from college-related deposits--$12.8 million; (10) Real estate taxes paid to the local government by the college--$170,000; and (11) Real estate taxes paid to local governments by local faculty and staff--$3.2 million. (For related documents see ED 063901 and ED 063902.) (HS)
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Authoring Institution: Pittsburgh Univ., PA. University Urban Interface Program.