Tripp Umbach has completed more economic impact studies nationwide than any other company

This includes hundreds of customized studies for academic medical centers, colleges and universities, hospitals and health systems, non-profit organizations, research institutes, arts, tourism, and sports initiatives as well municipal economic development plans.
Sound economic modeling and a creative, solutions-based approach distinguish Tripp Umbach. We identify clients’ unique needs and craft one-of-a-kind studies and reports that effectively communicate the metrics and merits of each customized assignment.


Tripp Umbach is the firm of choice for economic impact studies for academic medical centers.  Over the past 25 years we have completed national studies of every medical school and teaching hospital and customized reports for more than half of all established and newly planned medical schools.  Learn more by reading our recent study completed for The Ohio State University Medical Center.

Since our founding in 1990 Tripp Umbach has completed hundreds of economic impact studies in the tourism and sports industry. Our clients include the national parks services, PGA golf events, NFL teams, college athletics and conventions centers. Learn more by reading about our recent study completed for the Western Pennsylvania Conservancy​ on Fallingwater.


We expanded our nationally recognized expertise in economic impact assignments to assess the societal impact of initiatives in community health, economic development, and education. Read about our work with Florida International University’s NeighborhoodHELP program. 


Tourism Study of Fallingwater

Tourism Study of Fallingwater

Western Pennsylvania Conservancy commissioned a tourism study by Tripp Umbach to quantify the current economic impact associated with Fallingwater on the region as well as projected impacts in 2025 that include assumed increased visitation occurring due to the World Heritage site designation.

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Economic Impact of MAX MFG PA

Economic Impact of MAX MFG PA

The University of Pittsburgh retained Tripp Umbach to study the future economic impacts associated with the development of an advanced shared materials manufacturing research, development, and production initiative in Western Pennsylvania- MAX MFG PA.

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