Our Work

Below is a small selection of the work that we’ve carried out. Click on a topic to see relevant projects.

Analyzing Build Back Better Investment: a four-step guide

How do you choose the right investments to ensure that the proposed $1.2 trillion bi-partisan infrastructure investment bill is truly transformational? That’s the challenge now facing policy makers at all levels of government. Not easy…however, Cambridge Econometrics and ECO...

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Raleigh S-Line Transit-Oriented Development (TOD) Planning

Working with the North Carolina Department of Transportation (NCDOT) and consulting partners, and funded by a Federal Transit Administration (FTA) grant, Cambridge Econometrics is acting as a senior advisor to NCDOT on all elements of this 18-month planning project. The compan...

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Interview with Dan Hodge, Executive Vice President Cambridge Econometrics Inc

Dan Hodge is Cambridge Econometrics’ new Executive Vice President in the U.S. following the company’s merger with Hodge Economic Consulting this month. Here Dan tells us more about how the merger came about, what’s planned for the coming months and what he’s most excited...

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Economic Development Strategic Plan for Town of Auburn (MA)

For the town of Auburn (MA), Hodge Economic Consulting (now merged with Cambridge Econometrics) was selected to lead all aspects of an economic development strategic plan. Auburn is a relatively small town (population less than 20,000) but with its enviable transportation asse...

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Pioneer Valley Economic Recovery and Strategic Planning

Funded as part of the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) CARES Act, Cambridge Econometrics is leading a regional economic recovery and strategic planning project for the Pioneer Valley Planning Commission (PVPC) in Western Mass. Working with a task force of regiona...

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Appalachian Regional Commission Coal Industry Report

Recognizing the significant economic challenges facing the Appalachian Region due to the changing economics of America's energy production, the Obama Administration initiated the Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative. The aim o...

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Ludlow Mills Market Analysis and Build-out Scenarios

As part of the state’s Site Readiness Program, Hodge Economic Consulting (now Cambridge Econometrics) managed a major market study and land use build-out plan for Ludlow Mills, working closely with MassDevelopment and the Westmass Area Devlopment Corp. Site tours, interviews...

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The Promise and Potential of Transformative Transit-Oriented Development in Gateway Cities

The Promise and Potential of Transformative Transit-Oriented Development in Gateway Cities is a follow-up study to Gateway Cities in Massachusetts. Hodge Economic Consulting (now Cambridge Econometrics) was selected by MassINC to project manage a major new research project title...

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Build Back Better: smarter investment decision making

“Build back better” has become a mantra of our time. In the US, the Biden administration is trying to secure a multi-trillion-dollar package of infrastructure spending to drive change. Together Cambridge Econometrics, ECONorthWest and Hodge Economic Consulting have been ...

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The employment benefits of a Green COVID-19 recovery

Commissioned by C40 Cities, the Employment Benefits of a Green COVID-19 Recovery report estimated the number of jobs a set of climate actions in the buildings, transport, energy and waste sectors could create within six cities around the globe, thereby assessing the potential j...

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