City Forum | Economic Impacts of Historic Preservation | Michael Lahr and David Listokin

Friday Jan. 30, 2015 , 6 to 7 a.m.
Location: Sutton Hall
City Forum | January 30 2015

Presenters: David Listokin and Michael Lahr

Location: SUT 2.114

David Listokin and Michael Lahr developed the Preservation Economic Impact Model (PEIM), specialized software widely used by state agencies and  consulting firms to analyze the economic impacts of historic preservation. They have completed economic impact analyses for nine states, including twice in Texas, and for Route 66. Currently, they are completing a fifth annual report on the economic impacts of the federal historic tax credit for the National Trust Community Investment Corporation. 

Presenter bios:

Michael Lahr is associate research professor at  the Edward J Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University. He has modeled and measured the economic consequences of investments, events, and programs for over 30 years.  

David Listokin is distinguished professor and co-director at the Center for Urban Policy Research, Rutgers University. He is a leading authority on community and fiscal impact analysis, housing policy, land-use regulation, and historic preservation.