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Presentations and Studies

The Division of Research regularly publishes reports of its research. Listed below (alphabetically by sponsor, if any) are the studies available online. If you wish access to other studies, please contact us.

2013

2012

The Economic Impact of the University of South Carolina, published January 2012

The Economic Impact of The South Carolina Research Authority, published February 2012

The South Carolina Economy in 2030, published February 2012

2011

The Economic Impact of South Carolina's Automotive Cluster, published January 2011

High Impact firms and Jobs in South Carolina, presentation published April 2011. Full report to be available in May 2011.

2010 studies

The Economic Impact of Buying Local: Agribusiness in South Carolina, published September 2010

2009 studies

Commission on Higher Education: Economic Return on Investment in South Carolina's Higher Education, published August 2009

Farm Bureau: Latino Immigration: Implications for Business, published June 2009

Economic Impact of the Dave Lyle Boulevard Extension in York and Lancaster Counties, published June 2009

Department of Natural Resources: Underappreciated Assets:The Economic Impact of South Carolina's Natural Resources, published May 2009

2008 Studies

Evaluating the Economic Impact of Film Production Incentives in South Carolina, published February 2008

Economic Impact of the South Carolina Research Authority, published May 2008

BMW: BMW in South Carolina: The Economic Impact of a Leading Sustainable Enterprise, published September 2008

2007 Studies

Commission on Minority Affairs: The Economic and Social Implications of the Growing Latino Population in South Carolina, published August 2007

2006 Studies

CIBER: Mexican Immigrants: The New Face of the South Carolina Labor Force, published March 2006

2005 Studies

Spoleto Festival USA: 2005 Surveys of Spoleto Audiences, published October 2005

Spoleto Festival USA: The Economic Impact of the 2005 Spoleto Festival USA on the Charleston Economy, published December 2005

The Palmetto Institute, The South Carolina Economy and Government Revenue, published November 2005

Wealth and Income Effects of Natural Disasters: An Economic Analysis of Hurricane Hugo, published August 2005

Columbia College and The Alliance for Women: The Status of South Carolina’s Women, published June 2005

The Coca-Cola Company: The Economic Impact of The Coca-Cola System on South Africa, published March 2005

2004 Studies

South Carolina Department of Transportation and United States Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration: Results of the Highway Maintenance Survey, published February 2004

2003 Studies

The South Carolina Beer Association: The Economic Impact of the Beer Industry in South Carolina, published March 2003.

The South Carolina Hospital Association: The Cigarette Tax, the Federal Medicaid Match, and Economic Stimulus in South Carolina, published January 2003

S.C. Department of Transportation: The South Carolina Department of Transportation and Its Economic Impact on the State of South Carolina, published January 2003 

The South Financial Group: Economic Update, published Spring 2003

2002 Studies

The S.C. Arts Commission: The Economic Impact of the Cultural Industry on the State of South Carolina, published August 2002

BMW: The Economic Impact of BMW on South Carolina, published May 2002

S.C. Department of Health and Human Services: Economic Impact of Medicaid on South Carolina, published April 2002

The South Financial Group: Economic Update, published Spring 2002

2001 Studies

S.C. Department of Transportation and U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway Administration: Survey of Public Opinion About the South Carolina Department of Transportation, published May 2001

The National Crime Prevention Council: Assessment of Student Leadership Clubs, published February 2001

2000 Studies and earlier

The Economic Impact of the Coca-Cola System on China, published August 2000

University of South Carolina: The Economic Impact of the University of South Carolina System, published June 2000

Economic Impact of the Coca-Cola System on Morocco, published April 2000

Local Government Funding System Reform Project, published February 2000

S.C. Department of Commerce: Export Vision 2000: A Benchmark Study of Exports and South Carolina Business, published 2000

South Carolina Center for Applied Real Estate Education and Research (CAREER): Seniors and the South Carolina Housing Market, published March 1999.

South Carolina Department of Parks, Recreation, and Tourism: Retirement and Economic Development in South Carolina, published December 1995

Carolina First: Palmetto Economic Perspective, published Fall 1998

Wealth and Income Effects of Natural Disasters: An Econometric Analysis of Hurricane Hugo, published 1992