The Institute

The Institute is an economic research and applied research and consulting group that provides customized client solutions and strategies to facilitate decision making and planning that enhances growth, impact, and sustainability for organizations.

Latest Research

Research Support

COVID-19 data impacting NEPA

Published research

Nonprofit support

Special projects/consulting

Key Research Reports

Indicators Dashboard

See the latest 2021 data points that impact the NEPA region. Read more…

Economy Tracker

Get the lastest report on Northeast Pennsylvania’s economic health. Read more…

Policy Tracker

The Tracker covers state and federal policy focused research. Read more…

Weekly Institute Review

News from our community and around the state

Latest Data Briefing

The Institute’s Q1 2022 Data Briefing
Andrew Chew, Director of Research at The Institute, discusses important public health topics to watch in Northeastern Pennsylvania for 2022, including COVID-19, social determinants of health, and health care workforce.

College Partners

The Institute is a partnership of 13 colleges and universities and the business community, with offices in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Johnson College of Technology
Keystone College
King's College
Lackawanna College
Luzerne College
Marywood University
Misericord University
PennState Wilkes-Barre
PennState Scranton
The Wright Center for Graduate Medical Education
The University of Scranton
Wilkes University