Economic Impact Analysis

Our reports are customized to reach different types of readers, including policymakers, technocrats, media, and a general audience out of the belief that speaking to many audiences is necessary for effecting policy change. Our key findings gain traction with intended audiences and have earned continued media attention.

PERC researchers have carried out a variety of economic impact analyses, including:

  • measuring the impacts of data access across the market, from the level of the individual to the macro-economy;
  • manipulating, cleaning, merging and analyzing large and complex data sets, consisting of millions of observations; and,
  • providing a detailed breakdown of findings and segmentation analysis (socio-economic impact analysis).

PERC’s groundbreaking study on alternative data, Give Credit Where Credit Is Due, used advanced analytical tools to calculate the effects on consumers and lenders of including alternative data in credit files.