The Institute

Turning information into insight.

A partnership among regional institutions of higher education to engage in analytical research, studies, plans and strategy development for companies, communities and organizations.

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Indicators 2019 is right around the corner!


Indicators 2018 was a huge success, with about 160 regional leaders in attendance. It was a thought- provoking program that presented a fascinating snapshot of what’s trending in NEPA, and we can’t wait to do it again.


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Economy Tracker

The Institute’s annual Indicators Report fosters regional visioning and planning at a session of community leaders. The report provides regional baseline data and trends on over 125 benchmarks in 12 major categories.

Polling Program

The Institute for Public Policy & Economic Development (The Institute) launched a polling program in 2014. The Institute regularly polls students at its partnering higher education institutions.

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Receive the latest research and data on economic development, education, workforce development, and non-profit organizations along with The Institute's updates and events.


Our Partners

Geisinger Commonwealth School of Medicine
Johnson College
Keystone College
King's College
Lackawanna
Luzerne
Marywood University
Misericordia University
Penn State Wilkes-barre
Penn State Worthington Scranton
The Wright Center
The University of Scranton
Wilkes University