An Economic Engine for
North Central Indiana An Economic Impact Analysis
TABLE OF CONTENTS EXECUTIVE REPORT ............................................................................................................... 3 ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO .................................................. 3 INTRODUCTION ............................................................................................................................ 3 INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO STUDY OVERVIEW .......................................................... 4 ECONOMIC IMPACT ...................................................................................................................... 6 EMPLOYMENT IMPACT .................................................................................................................. 7 GOVERNMENT REVENUE IMPACT .................................................................................................. 7 COMMUNITY BENEFITS ................................................................................................................. 7 APPENDIX A: ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY AND INDIANA UNIVERSITY HEALTH .............................................................................................................. 9 APPENDIX B: DEFINITION OF TERMS ................................................................................. 10 APPENDIX C: IU KOKOMO PEER INSTITUTION COMPARISONS ..................................... 11 APPENDIX D: METHODOLOGY ............................................................................................ 12 APPENDIX E: FAQ’S REGARDING ECONOMIC IMPACT ASSESSMENT .......................... 14
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Executive Report Economic Impact of Indiana University Kokomo Introduction The most predominant higher education resource in North Central Indiana, Indiana University Kokomo (IU Kokomo) enhances the lives of the region’s residents through its academic programs, activities and organizations, and community engagement. IU Kokomo is committed to regional transformation of the 14-‐county area it serves in North Central Indiana. By providing a common ground where educators, members of the business and industrial community and citizens can come together to share resources and ideas, IU Kokomo brings new energy to the region’s revitalization efforts. IU Kokomo is a campus on the move. IU Kokomo’s commitment to building partnerships throughout North Central Indiana to strengthen the region is a major asset. IU Kokomo is working closer than ever with Ivy Tech and facilitating collaboration among communities across North Central Indiana. This academic year was IU Kokomo’s inaugural year for sports in the NAIA division. IU Kokomo is experiencing phenomenal increases in enrollment; 15 new degree programs have been introduced to ensure that the university stays current and relevant. IU Kokomo now offers 10% of its classes on Friday and has added many online classes. IU Kokomo is also experimenting with innovative ways to enhance degree attainment to ensure that all of those enrolled students complete their degree.
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Indiana University Kokomo Study Overview In April 2012, Tripp Umbach was retained by Indiana University Kokomo to measure the economic, employment and government revenue impacts of operations and research of all of its operations in the State of Indiana as well as the North Central Indiana Region. The goals of Indiana University Kokomo’s economic impact study included the following: ü To quantify the economic and employment impacts of IU Kokomo on the state of Indiana and North Central Indiana Region including: Howard, Tipton, Cass, Miami, Clinton, Carroll, Wabash, Grant, Tippecanoe, Fulton and Hamilton Counties. ü To better articulate the benefits of a university and its partnership with the community, citizens and the state.
Methodology Employed in the Economic Impact Study This economic impact analysis measures the effect of direct and indirect/induced business volume and government revenue impacts for IU Kokomo. The methodology employed in the calculation of these impacts is IMPLAN.1 Data included: capital expenditures, operational expenditures, jobs, payroll and benefits, and taxes. The approach taken on this study was decidedly conservative. However, the impact findings compare favorably to its peer institutions throughout the country, as shown in Appendix C. Economic impact begins when an organization spends money. Studies measuring economic impact capture the direct economic impact of an organization’s spending, plus additional indirect and induced spending in the
Indiana University Economic Study Overview Study Period: Fiscal Year 2010 – 2011 (FY 10-‐11) This Study Includes: • IU Kokomo Study Geography: State of Indiana and North Central Indiana Region Methodology: IMPLAN
1 Minnesota IMPLAN Group, Inc. (MIG) is the corporation that is responsible for the production of IMPLAN (IMpact analysis for PLANning) data and software. IMPLAN is a micro-‐computer-‐based, input-‐output modeling system. With IMPLAN, one can estimate Input-‐Output models of up to 528 sectors for any region consisting of one or more counties. IMPLAN includes procedures for generating multipliers and estimating impacts by applying final demand changes to the model.
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economy as a result of direct spending. Economic impact has nothing to do with dollars collected by institutions. Total economic impact measures the dollars that are generated within Indiana due to the presence of IU Kokomo. This includes not only spending on goods and services with a variety of vendors within the state, and the spending of its staff and visitors, but also the business volume generated by businesses within Indiana that benefit from IU Kokomo’s spending. It is important to remember that not all dollars spent by a university remain in its home state. Dollars that “leak” out of the state in the form of purchases from out-‐of-‐state vendors are not included in the university’s economic impact on the state. The multipliers utilized in this study are derived from the IMPLAN software. (See Appendix D.) Key economic impact findings presented within the summary include the total current (FY 10-‐ 11) economic, employment, and state and local government revenue impact of IU Kokomo’s operations.
Key IU Kokomo highlights include:
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Offers 70 undergraduate and graduate degree programs. Bachelor’s degrees in many arts and sciences disciplines, informatics, medical imaging technology, health sciences, criminal justice, nursing, business, education and general studies. Master’s degrees in public management, business, education, nursing and liberal studies. Comprised of the following schools and divisions (as of July 1, 2012): Division of Allied Health Sciences, School of Education, School of Sciences, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Business and School of Nursing. Home to Purdue University College of Technology at Kokomo, representing a significant partnership for the campus, the community and the region since 1967. Special programs include an Honors Program, Internships, IU Seek and student publications, The Correspondent and From the Well House. Expanding capacities of Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees nursing programs offered in Kokomo to play a leadership role in meeting a critical statewide healthcare need. Offers numerous Overseas Study opportunities, including nursing programs in South Korea and Central America and the Innovation Symposium in Great Britain. Athletic teams of the IU Kokomo Cougars began competing as a member of the NAIA in 2011. Opening of a Nursing Simulation Center; a new Welcome Center; a Student Success Center; a Next Generation Classroom and a Digital Media center. Renovation of Havens Auditorium and campus beautification efforts.
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Economic Impact The impact of IU Kokomo’s operations on the North Central Indiana region in 2011 was $41.7 million ($20.1 million direct impact and 21.6 million indirect/induced).2 The overall economic impact of all IU Kokomo’s operations on the state of Indiana in 2011 was $52.1 million ($25.1 million direct impact and $27.0 million indirect/induced). (See Figure 1.) The direct impact stems from the in-‐area spending of the following principal groups: expenditures for capital improvements, and goods and services; spending by staff; and the spending by out-‐of-‐area visitors. The indirect and induced impacts are derived from these direct, first-‐round expenditures, which are received as income by businesses and individuals in the study area and re-‐circulated through the economy in successive rounds of re-‐spending. For example, Company A produces books but must also purchase paper to print those books and so they contract with Company B to provide paper. Company A’s spending would be the direct impact (the money they spend to operate) and Company B’s additional spending to ship and produce the paper for Company A would be the indirect impact. The initial round of Company A’s spending caused Company B to also spend money to provide this service to Company A. (For a full definition of terms, see Appendix B.) Figure 1: IU Kokomo Economic Impact (in millions)! $52.1 ! million! $41.7 ! million!
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2 Eleven counties in the North Central Indiana region including: Howard, Tipton, Cass, Miami, Clinton, Carroll, Wabash, Grant, Tippecanoe, Fulton and Hamilton Counties.
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Employment Impact IU Kokomo is a statewide employer and provides employment to a diverse group of workers who pay taxes to state and local governments. The economic expansion created by BCBSMA brings about demand for additional employment in the state’s economy. The company’s impact on employment is derived from employees who work directly for IU Kokomo and the total number of employees who work for other businesses that supply IU Kokomo with goods and services. The total employment impact of IU Kokomo’s operations in the region is 501 jobs (247 direct jobs and 254 indirect/induced). The total employment impact of IU Kokomo’s operations in the state of Indiana is 626 jobs (309 direct jobs and 317 indirect/induced) (see Figure 2). Figure 2: IU Kokomo Employment Impact (in jobs)!
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Regional Impact! Statewide Impact!
Government Revenue Impact IU Kokomo’s operations in the state of Indiana generate $2.7 million per year in state and local tax revenue.
Community Benefits IU Kokomo has partnered with many organizations to provide students with volunteer opportunities. Organizations include: The American Cancer Society, Bridges Outreach, The Carver Center United Way and Family Service Association, just to name a few. IU Kokomo believes in getting students involved, giving back and making an impact on the community. INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO ECONOMIC IMPACT 7
Tripp Umbach estimates that IU Kokomo, faculty, staff and students generate more than $3.4 million annually in charitable donations and volunteer services. These benefits (in addition to the $52.1 million annual impact on the state of Indiana) include $735,981 donated to local charitable organizations by IU Kokomo faculty, staff and students and nearly $2.6 million in value of volunteer time provided to area communities by IU Kokomo.
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Appendix A: Economic Impact of Indiana University and Indiana University Health For nearly 200 years, Indiana University has delivered broad access to undergraduate, graduate and continuing education for students throughout Indiana, the United States and the world, as well as outstanding academic and cultural programs and student services. Though its primary missions are education, research and community service, an institution as vast as IU is also central to the fiscal health and well-‐being of the state of Indiana. Indiana University’s daily operations provide ongoing financial benefits to the state’s economy. The University significantly impacts the statewide economy through expenditures, government revenues, and the employment and personal income of residents. Beyond these financial benefits, IU is preparing the workforce of the future and creating a stronger Indiana. The results presented in Indiana University’s economic impact study are generated on an annual basis. The economic impact in future years can either be higher or lower, based on the number of students, capital expansion, increases in external research and the level of state appropriations. It is important to note that the economic and employment impacts stated in this report represent the “fresh dollar” impact of IU and IU Health. Annually, the impact of all IU and IU Health Operations represent an impact of $11.5 billion, 100,031 jobs and $511.7 million in state and local tax revenue.
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Appendix B: Definition of Terms
Fiscal Year 2010-‐2011 (FY 10-‐11)
Total Economic Impact
The total economic impact of an institution includes both the direct impact and the indirect impact generated in the economy as a result of the institution.
Direct Economic Impact
Direct impact includes items such as institutional spending, employee spending and spending by visitors to the institution. Indirect impact, also known as the multiplier effect, includes the re-‐
Indirect Economic spending of dollars within the local economy by vendors/suppliers Impact and households. Multiplier Effect
The multiplier effect is the additional economic impact created as a result of the institution’s direct economic impact. Local companies that provide goods and services to an institution increase their purchasing by creating a multiplier.
Direct Tax Payments
Direct tax payments made by an institution to a unit of government.
Indirect Tax Payments
Government revenue that is collected by governmental units in addition to those paid directly by an institution, including taxes paid directly by employees of the institution, visitors to the institution and vendors who sell products to the institution.
Total employees based on total jobs.
Indirect employment is the additional jobs created as a result of the institution’s economic impact. Local companies that provide goods and services to an institution increase their number of employees as purchasing increases, thus creating an employment multiplier.
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Appendix C: IU Kokomo Peer Institution Comparisons
Indiana University Kokomo Peer University Comparisons State Economic Employment Appropriation Impact* Impact $10.8 M $52.1 M Indiana University Kokomo 626 jobs (FY 08-‐09) (2010, IMPLAN) $6.3 M $96.5 M Bluefield State College 520 jobs (FY 07-‐08) (2008, IMPLAN) $48.5 M Minot State University $145.5 M 1,362 jobs (FY 08-‐09) University of Texas of the $13.6 M $71.9 M 1,551 jobs Permian Basin (FY 03-‐04) (2004, IMPLAN) $26.8 M $61.5 M University of Alaska Southeast 545 jobs (FY 09-‐10) (2009, IMPLAN) *Note: The methodologies utilized to complete the economic impact studies by the peer universities in the table vary by entity. Tripp Umbach was not the researcher for all studies. Peer University
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Appendix D: Methodology IMPACT ON STATE BUSINESS VOLUME AND GOVERNMENT REVENUE The university is a major employer in the state and, as such, a major generator of personal income for state residents. Businesses operating within Indiana in the wholesale, retail, service and manufacturing sectors benefit from the direct expenditures of the institutions and their faculty, staff, students and visitors on goods and services. Additionally, many of these “direct” expenditures are re-‐circulated in the economy as recipients of the first-‐round of income re-‐ spend a portion of this income with other businesses and individuals within Indiana.
METHODOLOGY AND DATA UTILIZED FOR THE ESTIMATION OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO The economic impact of Indiana University Kokomo was estimated using IMPLAN (IMpact Analysis for PLANing), an econometric modeling system developed by applied economists at the University of Minnesota and the U.S. Forest Service. The IMPLAN modeling system has been in use since 1979 and is currently used by over 500 private consulting firms, university research centers and government agencies. The IMPLAN modeling system combines the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis’ Input-‐Output Benchmarks with other data to construct quantitative models of trade flow relationships between businesses and between businesses and final consumers. From this data, one can examine the effects of a change in one or several economic activities to predict its effect on a specific state, regional or local economy (impact analysis). The IMPLAN input-‐output accounts capture all monetary market transactions for consumption in a given time period. The IMPLAN input-‐output accounts are based on industry survey data collected periodically by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis and follow a balanced account format recommended by the United Nations. IMPLAN’s Regional Economic Accounts and the Social Accounting Matrices were used to construct state-‐level multipliers, which describe the response of the state economy to a change in demand or production as a result of the activities and expenditures of the Indiana University system. Each industry that produces goods or services generates demand for other goods and services; and this demand is multiplied through a particular economy until it dissipates through “leakage” to economies outside the specified area. IMPLAN models discern and calculate leakage from local, regional and state economic areas based on workforce configuration, the inputs required by specific types of businesses, and the availability of both inputs in the economic area. Consequently, economic impacts that accrue to other regions or states as a consequence of a change in demand are not counted as impacts within the economic area. The 12 INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO ECONOMIC IMPACT
model accounts for substitution and displacement effects by deflating industry-‐specific multipliers to levels well below those recommended by the U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis. In addition, multipliers are applied only to personal disposable income to obtain a more realistic estimate of the multiplier effects from increased demand. Importantly, IMPLAN’s Regional Economic Accounts exclude imports to an economic area, so the calculation of economic impacts identifies only those impacts specific to the economic impact area, in this case the State of Indiana. IMPLAN calculates this distinction by applying Regional Purchase Coefficients (RPC) to predict regional purchases based on an economic area’s particular characteristics. The Regional Purchase Coefficient represents the proportion of goods and services that will be purchased regionally under normal circumstances, based on the area’s economic characteristics described in terms of actual trade flows within the area.
MODEL INPUTS AND DATA SOURCES Model inputs included actual FY 10-‐11 expenditures provided by IU for IU Kokomo.
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Appendix E: FAQ’s Regarding Economic Impact Assessment
What is economic impact? Economic impact begins when an organization spends money. Economic impact studies measure the direct economic impact of an organization’s spending, plus additional indirect spending in the economy as a result of direct spending. Economic impact has nothing to do with dollars collected by institutions, their profitability or even their sustainability, since all operating organizations have a positive economic impact when they spend money and attract spending from outside sources. Direct economic impact measures the dollars that are generated within the State of Indiana due to the presence of Indiana University Kokomo. This includes not only spending on goods and services with a variety of vendors within the state, and the spending of its employees and visitors, but also the business volume generated by businesses within Indiana that benefit from Indiana University Kokomo’s spending. It is important to remember that not all dollars spent by Indiana University Kokomo stay in Indiana. Dollars that “leak” out of the state in the form of purchases from out-‐of-‐state vendors are not included in Indiana University Kokomo’s economic impact on the state. The total economic impact includes the “multiplier” of spending from companies that do business with Indiana University Kokomo. Support businesses may include lodging establishments, restaurants, construction firms, vendors, temporary agencies, etc. Spending multipliers attempt to estimate the ripple effect in the state economy where the spending occurs. For example: Spending by another IU campus with local vendors provides these vendors with additional dollars that they re-‐spend in the local economy, causing a “multiplier effect.” What is the multiplier effect? Multipliers are a numeric way of describing the secondary impacts stemming from the operations of an organization. For example, an employment multiplier of 1.8 would suggest that for every 10 employees hired in the given industry, eight additional jobs would be created in other industries, such that 18 total jobs would be added to the given economic region. The multipliers used in this study range from 1.8 to 2.0. The Multiplier Model is derived mathematically using the input-‐output model and Social Accounting formats. The Social Accounting System provides the framework for the predictive Multiplier Model used in economic impact studies. Purchases for final use drive the model. Industries that produce goods and services for consumer consumption must purchase products, raw materials and services from other companies to create their product. These vendors must 14 INDIANA UNIVERSITY KOKOMO ECONOMIC IMPACT
also procure goods and services. This cycle continues until all the money is leaked from the region’s economy. There are three types of effects measured with a multiplier: the direct, the indirect and the induced effects. The direct effect is the known or predicted change in the local economy that is to be studied. The indirect effect is the business-‐to-‐business transactions required to satisfy the direct effect. Finally, the induced effect is derived from local spending on goods and services by people working to satisfy the direct and indirect effects. •
Direct effects take place only in the industry immediately being studied.
Indirect effects concern inter-‐industry transactions: because IU Kokomo is in business, they have a demand for locally produced materials needed to operate.
Induced effects measure the effects of the changes in household income: employees of IU Kokomo and suppliers purchase from local retailers and restaurants.
Total Economic Impacts the total changes to the original economy as the result of the IU Kokomo’s operations. i.e., Direct effects + Indirect effects + Induced effects = Total Economic Impacts
What methodology was used in this study? IMPLAN (IMpact analysis for PLANning) data and software. Using classic input-‐output analysis in combination with regional specific Social Accounting Matrices and Multiplier Models, IMPLAN provides a highly accurate and adaptable model for its users. The IMPLAN database contains county, state, zip code and federal economic statistics which are specialized by region, not estimated from national averages and can be used to measure the effect on a regional or local economy of a given change or event in the economy’s activity. What is employment impact? Employment impact measures the direct employment (employees, staff, faculty, administration) plus additional employment created in the economy as a result of the operations of Indiana University Kokomo. Indirect and Induced employment impact refers to other employees throughout the region that exist because of Indiana University Kokomo’s economic impact. In other words, jobs related to the population – city services (police, fire), employees at local hotels and restaurants, clerks at local retail establishments, residents employed by vendors used by Indiana University Kokomo.
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What is the difference between direct and indirect taxes? Direct tax dollars include sales taxes and net corporate income taxes paid directly by the institution to the state, while indirect taxes include taxes paid to the state by vendors that do business with Indiana University Kokomo and individuals. Is this a one-time impact or does the impact repeat each year? The results presented in the Indiana University Kokomo economic impact study are generated on an annual basis. The economic impact in future years can either be higher or lower based on number of employees, students, capital expansion, increases in external research and state appropriations. What are Tripp Umbach’s qualifications to perform an Economic Impact Study for Indiana University Kokomo? Tripp Umbach is the national leader in providing economic impact analysis to leading healthcare organizations, universities and academic medical centers. We have completed more than 150 economic impact studies over the past 20 years for clients such as: The Pennsylvania State University, The Ohio State University, The University of Washington, The University of Iowa, UAB, Cleveland Clinic, University of Florida Shands HealthCare, the University of North Carolina Hospitals, the University of Pennsylvania Medical Center, the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Ohio State University Medical Center.
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