notes from pittsburgh about economic impact

from the record -- what PA state senators said about the PA Petrochemicals Complex during legislative sessions

Act 16
Act 85
Beaver County, Pennsylvania
ethane
ethane cracker
ethylene
Pennsylvania legislature
Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex
Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC
Shell, plc
tax expenditures

Transcribed from legistaive sessions in 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2019 of the Senate of the Pennsylvania General Assembly

questions remain about potential economic impact of soon-to-open Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex

Beaver County, Pennsylvania
economic impact
ethane
ethane cracker
ethylene
Falcon Ethane Pipeline
IMPLAN
input-output modeling
natural gas liquids
nurdles
Ohio River
Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex
polyethylene pellets
Shell Chemical Appalachia LLC
Shell, plc
tax expenditures

Plastic resin almost is ready to flow. Tax expenditures by the Commonwealth are contributing. Potential regional economic impact is questioned.

questions about the Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex....have answers? or, even more questions?

ethane cracker
natural gas liquids
shell public liability company
ethylene
polymerization
plastic resin
Beaver County, Pennsylvania

I request your answers to my questions -- for which I personally have no, or perhaps malformed, answers -- about the Pennsylvania Petrochemicals Complex in Monaca, Pennsylvania.

understanding input-output modeling for assessing potential economic impact

economic impact
IMPLAN
Wassily Leontief
counterfactuals
input-output modeling

Maybe this dry, geeky essay won't shock your soul, but it describes input-output models, their assumptions, & their uses for estimating economic impact of grand public investments.

report forecasts substantial 40-year economic impact of ethane cracking in Monaca, PA

natural gas liquids
environment
ethane cracker
economic impact
Beaver County, Pennsylvania
Potter Township, Pennsylvania
Shell, PLC

An ethane cracker under construction by Shell, a UK public limited company, in Monaca, Pennsylvania, is nearing completion. What a report from Robert Morris University says about the cracker's anticipated impact....

different numbers in, different numbers out

natural gas development
jobs
income
Pennsylvania
industry contribution
internal validity

A comparison of the validity of two contrasting studies of the potential economic impact of Marcellus Shale natural gas extraction ...published in 2011

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notes from pittsburgh about economic impact




These NOTES focus on policies, regulations, events, and activities that occur naturally, as in disasters, or are intended, as in projects, to affect a regional economy, typically Pittsburgh’s. Some of these postings take a technical approach and are, for the most part, view matters through the lens of economics.