Comprehensive Economic Impact Analysis: Pennsylvania’s Military and Defense Installations

Research Team: Sabina Deitrick, PhD, URA, UCSUR, Principal Investigator Chris Briem, URA, UCSUR, Regional Economist Colleen Cain, PhD, URA, UCSUR, Project Manager and Research Scientist Elizabeth Monk, URA, UCSUR, Researcher Michael Blackhurst, PhD, URA, UCSUR, Research Scientist   Funder: Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Period:  1/3/2017 – 2/28/2017 Description: A research project that addresses the need for Pennsylvania to… More

Pittsburgh Economic Quarterly – December 2016


Features Sustainability Report Overview –by Jeffery Fraser Nonemployer Statistics and the Pittsburgh (Gig) Economy –by Christopher Briem Data Day –by Bob Graedeck and Elizabeth Monk Urban and Regional Brown Bag Seminar Series Spring 2017 Calendar of Events Smart Cities and Sustainability Friday, January 20, 2017 Grant Ervin, Chief Resilience Officer, City of Pittsburgh. Building Community and Ecological… More

Michael Blackhurst of UCSUR speaks on “2016’s Greenest Cities in America” –


WalletHub recently published an article, “2016’s Greenest Cities in America”, which discusses the results of analysis done on the “…100 largest cities across 20 key ‘green’ indicators.” Pittsburgh comes in at #77 on the list. UCSUR’s own, Michael Blackhurst, weighs in by discussing the benefits of cities going green, and possible incentives, monetary and non-monetary,… More