economic consultants

Case studies

Economic Contribution of Scottish Aerospace and Defence Sectors
Client:Scottish Enterprise

The economic impact of these sectors was measured in terms of employment, GVA, exports and purchases. The analysis was based on a combination of sectoral bodies’ data and government economic statistics (Annual Business Inquiry and Scottish Input-Output Tables). The approach was developed based on discussions with SE, the main industry body and Scottish Government statisticians

Evaluation of Economic Impacts of Inverness Airport
Clients: Highlands & Islands Airports Limited/Highlands & Islands Enterprise

This study examined the impacts of the airport at the local and regional levels, covering both on-site activity and tourist expenditures. Information for the impact assessment (including turnover, employment and wages) was generated through interviews with companies based at the airport, with information gaps met by applying data from secondary sources

Call-Off Contract For Economic Impact Assessments
Client: Highlands & Islands Enterprise

We provide economic impact assessment services for projects applying for HIE funding. These cover a range of sectors and geographical areas. Through these projects we have extensive experience of measuring economic impact, including the application of official economic statistics at local, regional and national levels