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, Penn State Worthington Scranton, The Wright Center, University of Scranton, and Wilkes University.


Data and Data Analysis

The Institute prepares customized data packages for business and industry, economic development organizations, governments, and non-profits. From complete Indicator reports to community profiles to labor market reports, The Institute meets data needs for marketing, grants, strategic plans, and as evaluation tools to benchmark the success of projects or programs. Contact The Institute for a free initial consultation. The Institute employs several models for data analysis. The data can be collected through primary or secondary methods for applied research projects. In addition, The Institute evaluates existing data from the client's organization in order to synthesize the various datasets for the client to use in planning or process development.

The Institute also analyzes data and prepares trend analysis. The Institute employs traditional statistical analysis techniques and measurements. The Institute collects and evaluates qualitative data analysis using interviews, case studies, focus groups, and direct observation using context analysis and grounded theory methods. Employing a licensed, sophisticated computer program ensures the accuracy of the coding of the data.

Data collection and analysis receive complete verification either through double entry or peer group review. This process ensures the accuracy of the data analysis, conclusions, and the recommendations.

Research & Data Services

Labor Market Data Services