A partnership among Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Penn State Wilkes-Barre, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.
The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development
The Institute provides data, analysis, strategy, and implementation recommendations to provide solutions to clients. The Institute services include:
Indicators – Indexes
Community Health Assessments
Market and Feasibility Analyses
Economic Development Strategies
Economic and Tax Impact Studies
Data and Data Analysis
Economic and Demographic Profiles
Policy Analysis and Program Evaluation Support
Research Validation and Peer Review
Site Selection Research
Arts & Culture Studies
Tourism Strategic Plans
Social Science Research and Survey Design
Strategy Development, Planning and Collaborative Processes
The Institute also produces community based research and mobilizes the
resources of regional institutions of higher education to engage in regional
research and strategy development. Wilkes University, as the founder and
managing partner in The Institute, collaborates closely with Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine, Keystone College, King's College, Lackawanna College, Luzerne County Community College, Marywood University, Misericordia University, Pennsylvania State University/Wilkes-Barre, and the University of Scranton.
*All information published prior to November 2008 is published under the name Joint Urban Studies Center (JUSC).
85 South Main Street, Suite 201 - Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania 18701 - ph 570.408.9850 - email - fax 570.408.9854
107 St. Thomas Hall, University of Scranton - Scranton, Pennsylvania 18503