List of Business and Economic Reports

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Publish YearName of ReportCategoriesData PointsLinkPublisherAuthorsAnnual ReleaseIndexCity, State, Metro Rankings
2018Corporate Equality Index 2018Diversity and InclusionSexual Orientation in U.S. Non-Discrimination Policy; Gender Identity in U.S. Non-Discrimination Policy; Domestic Partner Benefits; Transgender-Inclusive Benefits; Organizational LGBTQ Competency; Public Commitment to the LGBTQ Communityhttps://www.hrc.org/campaigns/corporate-equality-indexHuman Rights CampaignDeena Fidas, Beck Bailey, Liz Cooper, Lana Williams, Madeline PerrouYesYesNo
20172017 Tech-30Real Estate; Industry SectorTech Cluster Impact on Local Real Estate Markethttps://www.cbre.us/research-and-reports/Tech-30-2017CBREColin Yasukochi, Lexi RussellYesNoYes
2018Retail 2030Retail; Industry Sector40 insights about the future of retail in 2030http://www.cbre.us/real-estate-services/real-estate-industries/retail-services/retail-innovation-hub/retail-2030CBRENatasha Patel, Melina Cordero, Liz HungNoNoNo
2018Cyberstates 2018Tech; Industry SectorTech industry employment; rankings by tech; tech industry wages, tech industry number of establishmentshttps://www.cyberstates.org/pdf/CompTIA_Cyberstates_2018.pdfCompTIACorporate AuthorYesNoYes
20182018 Global State of Remote WorkRemote Work; Industry Sectorremote work facts and figures; role of remote workforce; satisfaction of remote workershttps://www.owllabs.com/state-of-remote-work#introductionOWL LabsCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2017Worst Connected Cities 2017InternetPercentage of Household Internet Connectivityhttps://www.digitalinclusion.org/worst-connected-cities-2017/National Digital Inclusion AllianceCorporate AuthorYesNoYes
2018South America: 2030 TrendsState TrendsGDP Growth Rates, Crime Rates, Poverty Rates, Populationhttps://theglobalamericans.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/DOD_South-America_FINAL.pdfFlorida International UniversityLead Author: Christopher SabatiniNoNoNo
2018A New Statistic System for the European UnionInternational Data PolicyStatistical Information Across EU Countrieshttp://bruegel.org/wp-content/uploads/2018/12/A-NEW-STATISTICAL-SYSTEM-FINAL.pdfBuregelAndreas V GeorgiouNoNoNo
2016Social Impact Bonds: The Early YearsSocial Impact BondsFund Performancehttp://socialfinance.org/content/uploads/2016/07/SIBs-Early-Years_Social-Finance_2016_Final.pdfSocial FinanceAnnie Dear, Alisa Helbitz, Rashmi Khare, Ruth Lotan, Jane Newman, Gretchen Crosby Sims, Alexandra ZaroulisNoNoNo
2018The Opportunity AtlasUpward mobility at the local level.Economic Outcomes (Household income, incarceration rate, etc.) and Neighborhood Characteristics (Median Rent, Poverty Rate, etc.) https://www.opportunityatlas.org/Opportunity InsightsDirector: Raj ChettyNoNoYes
2018Rise of the Global Startup CityStartup Entrepreneurship, Venture Capital InvestmentVC per City, Deal-flow per Cityhttp://startupsusa.org/global-startup-cities/Center for American EntrepreneurshipRichard Florida, Ian HathawayNoNoYes
2017The Future of Skills 2030WorkforceOccupation and Skills Analysis, Relative Importance of Skills, Abilities, and Knowledge Areashttps://futureskills.pearson.com/research/assets/pdfs/technical-report.pdfPearsonHasan Bakhshi, Jonathan M. Downing, Michael A. Osborne, Philippe SchneiderNoNoNo
2018Smart Cities, IoT, and Cost Savings Smart CitiesCost Savings of each Smart City feature.https://www.interdigital.com/white_papers/abi-research-smart-cities-and-cost-savingsABI ResearchDominique BonteNoNoNo
2018Leading Beyond Limits: Mayoral Powers in the Age of New LocalismLocal PolicyMayoral Power, Local Institutions and Policy, Local Executive Responsibilityhttps://www.brookings.edu/wp-content/uploads/2017/10/bro17006_0091.pdfBrookings InstituteAlaina Harkness, Bruce Katz, Caroline Conroy, Ross TilchinNoNoNo
2017Tech TrendsTech; Industry SectorAI, Technology Ecosystem, Design, Workforce, New Industrieshttps://www.accenture.com/t20180803T070620Z__w__/us-en/_acnmedia/Accenture/next-gen-4/tech-vision-2017/pdf/Accenture-TV17-Full.pdfAccentureCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2018CSR IndexCorporate Social ResponsibilityCSR in Annual Reports; Tenor of UN Sustainable Dev. Goalshttp://us.mediatenor.com/images/CSR_2018.pdfInnoVatio Ltd.Editors: Roland Schatz, Matthias VollbrachtYesYesNo
2018Global Agenda Index 2018Media TrendsMedia Tenor, Awareness Diffusionhttp://us.mediatenor.com/images/GAI_2018.pdfMediaTenorEditor: Roland SchatzYesYesNo
2017The 2017 M&A Report: The Technology TakeoverMergers and Acquisitions; FinanceGlobal M&A Activity, M&A Valuations, M&A Trendshttps://www.bcg.com/publications/2017/corporate-development-finance-technology-digital-2017-m-and-a-report-technology-takeover.aspxBoston Consulting GroupJens Kengelbach , Georg Keienburg , Timo Schmid , Sönke Sievers , Ketil Gjerstad , Jesper Nielsen , and Decker WalkerYesNoNo
2019The State of the Deal: M&A trends 2019Mergers and Acquisitions; FinanceStrategic Drivers of M&A, Financing and Multiples, Obstacles and Headwinshttps://www2.deloitte.com/us/en/pages/mergers-and-acquisitions/articles/ma-trends-report.html?DeloitteDepartment Managing Partner: Russell ThompsonYesNoNo
2019Global Private Equity Report 2019Private EquityInvestments, Exits, Fundraising, Spotlight on Chinahttps://www.bain.com/contentassets/318bc95c5ddb4c10a5e00a46a58c3f28/bain_report_private_equity_report_2019.pdfBain & CompanyDepartment Head: Hugh MacArthurYesNoNo
20182018 Emerging Tech Trends ReportTech TrendsAI, Cognitive Computing, Security, Recognitionhttps://futuretodayinstitute.com/2018-tech-trends-annual-report/Future Today InstititueFounder: Amy WebbYesNoNo
20182018 Tech Trends For Journalism and MediaTech Trends for NewsAI News, Bots, 360-degree video, Holograms, VR, 5G, Blockchainhttps://futuretodayinstitute.com/2018-tech-trends-for-news/Future Today InstititueFounder: Amy WebbYesNoNo
2018Public Pension StudyPublic PensionsTop funds by amount invested, performancehttps://www.investmentcouncil.org/wp-content/uploads/2018-public-pension-study-final3.pdfAmerican Investment CouncilCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019100 Resilient CitiesCity Government, Local ResilienceAbility to handle disaster, urban resilience data points, municipal experiencehttps://100rc.app.box.com/s/c0glptl3pjjlq0d95l03ie1uxf1htfrfUrban Institute and Rockefeller FoundationLead Authors: Carlos Martín, Sara McTarnaghanNoNoYes
2019State of the Remote WorkWorkforceSurvey of Remote Workers, Employers; Flexibility of Work Environmenthttps://buffer.com/state-of-remote-work-2019Buffer, Doist, Hubstaff, Remote-How, RemoteYear, Trello, Workfrom, We Work RemotelyCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019U.S. Media Quality ReportMedia TrendsMedia Qualityhttps://go.integralads.com/us-mqr-2018-h1Integral Ad ScienceCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Cities with Oldest Homes: Age of Housting Stock DataResidential InfrastructureHousting Statistics, Year Built of Unitshttp://www.governing.com/gov-data/transportation-infrastructure/age-year-built-for-homes-in-cities.htmlGoverningCorporate AuthorNoNoYes
2016Financial State of the CitiesCity Financial StateDebt of Cities, per capita measures including surplus and debt per taxpayerhttps://www.truthinaccounting.org/news/detail/financial-state-of-the-cities-2016Financial State of the Cities 2016Corporate AuthorYesNoYes
2017Creative City Index 2017Creative IndustriesCreative jobs, creative education, Performing Arts Companies, Motion Picture and Video Industrieshttps://www.homes.com/blog/2017/04/creative-city-index-2017/Homes.comCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2011The Creative City Index: Measuring the Pulse of the CityCreative CitiesDistinctiveness, diversity, vitality, openness, trust, connectivity, place-making, liveabilityhttp://charleslandry.com/themes/creative-cities-index/Charles LandryCharles LandryNoYesYes
2015The High Cost of DisparitiesInequalityCosts associated with unemployment, income inequality, lack of health carehttps://www.michigan.gov/documents/mdcr/052015GRCC-MDCREquityReport_490697_7.pdfWest Michigan Leadership CollaborativeTamber Bustance, Eric WilliamsNoNoNo
2018Social Needs IndexSocial NeedPopulation below poverty, households with mortgage or rent greater than 30% of income, gini index of concentrated incmoehttps://www.policymap.com/2018/06/social-needs-index/https://www.policymap.com/2018/06/social-needs-index/New Localism AdvisorsNoNoYes
2019Fostering Effective Energy Index 2018Energy InfrastructureEnergy Infrastructure System Performance, Environmental Sustainability, Energy Acecss & Securityhttp://reports.weforum.org/fostering-effective-energy-transition-2018/World Economic ForumCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2018The Global Future Council on Energy: Policy RecommendationsEnergy InfrastructureEnergy Policy - Carbon Pricinghttps://economy.nodes.world/2019/03/25/energy-infrastructure-and-electricity-costs/World Economic ForumCorporate AuthorNoNoNo
2018Annual Average Electricity Price Comparison by StateEnergy InfrastructureElectricity price per KW Hourhttp://www.neo.ne.gov/statshtml/204.htmNebraska Energy OfficeCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
20192018 U.S. Average Electricity Retail PricesEnergy InfrastructureU.S. Cost of Electricity per KW Hourhttps://www.eia.gov/U.S. Energy Information Administration; U.S. Chamber of CommerceCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2019The Geography of ProsperityWellbeingHousehold income, unemployment ratehttp://www.hamiltonproject.org/assets/files/PBP_FramingChapter_compressed_20190307.pdfHamilton Projectryan Nunn, Jana Parsons, and Jay ShambaughYesNoYes
2019Vitality IndexWellbeing and prosperityHousehold income, unemployment ratehttp://www.hamiltonproject.org/charts/exploring_the_geography_of_prosperityHamilton ProjectCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2019How Stagnating Cities Can Prepare for the FutureEconomic Stagnation; Decline; Distressed CitiesPopulation change, Real per-capita GDP; College-Degree Attainmenthttps://media4.manhattan-institute.org/sites/default/files/R-0319-AR.pdfManhattan ProjectAaron M. RennNoYesYes
2018Partners or Pirates? Collaboration and Competition in Local Economic DevelopmentLocal Policy; Local Economic DevelopmentEncourage collaboration, costs of collaboration and competitionhttps://www.urban.org/research/publication/partners-or-pirates-collaboration-and-competition-local-economic-development/view/full_reportUrban InstituteMegan Randall, Kim Rueben, Brett Theodos, Aravind BoddupalliNoNoNo
2019Low Income Displacement and Concentration in U.s. Census Tract, 2000 to 2016Gentrification and DisplacementIncome change, racial displacement, college degrees per census tracthttps://myottetm.github.io/USMapBoxIMO/USLwDispConc.htmlInstitute on Metropolitan OpportunityCorporate AuthorNoNoYes
2019The most valuable PE-backed company in every US StatePrivate EquityPrivate Equity Investmenthttps://pitchbook.com/news/articles/the-most-valuable-pe-backed-company-in-every-us-statePitchbookCorporate AuthorNoNoYes
2018Neighborhood Gentrification across Harris County: 1990 to 2016Gentrification and DisplacementIncome change, racial displacement, college degrees per census tracthttps://kinder.rice.edu/sites/g/files/bxs1676/f/documents/KI%20Research%20Report_Gentrification%202.pdfRice Kinder Institute for Urban ResearchWendie Choudary, Jie Wu, Mingming ZhangNoYesYes
2015Gentrification in America ReportGentrification and DisplacementIncome change, racial displacement, college degrees per census tracthttps://www.governing.com/gov-data/gentrification-in-cities-governing-report.htmlGoverningMike MaciagNoYesYes
2019Gentrification and cultural displacement in American CitiesGentrification and DisplacementIncome change, racial displacement, college degrees per census tracthttps://ncrc.org/gentrification/National Community Reinvestment CoalitionJason Richardson, Bruce Mitchell, Juan FrancoNoYesYes
2019125 Best Places to Live in the USAJob Market Index, Value IndexUnemployment Rate, Average Salary, Housing Affordability, Annual Household Income Across Citieshttps://realestate.usnews.com/places/methodologyU.S. News and World ReportsCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2019Globalization in Transition: The Future of Trade and Value ChainsGlobalizationTrade Intensity, Labor-cost arbitrage, intra-regional tradehttps://www.mckinsey.com/~/media/McKinsey/Featured%20Insights/Innovation/Globalization%20in%20transition%20The%20future%20of%20trade%20and%20value%20chains/MGI-Globalization%20in%20transition-The-future-of-trade-and-value-chains-Full-report.ashxMcKinseyJacques Bughin, James Manyika, Jonathan WoetzelYesNoNo
20192017 State Report on Early Stage EntrepreneurshipState of Entrepreneurship and StartupsRate of New Entrepreneurs, Opportunity Share of New Entrepreneurs, Startup Job Creation, Survival Ratehttps://indicators.kauffman.org/wp-content/uploads/sites/2/2019/02/2017-State-Report-on-Early-Stage-Entrepreneurship-February-20191.pdfThe Kauffman FoundationRobert Fairlie, Sameeksha Desai, A.J. HerrmannYesYesYes
2019Global Ecosystem ReportState of Entrepreneurship and StartupsFounder Mindset, City demographics, Industry Startup Ecosystemshttps://startupgenome.com/reportsStartup GenomeCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2018State of Startups 2018State of Entrepreneurship and StartupsFounder Surveyhttp://stateofstartups.firstround.com/2018/#trends-and-takesFirst Round CapitalCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
20192019 Global Ecosystem RankingsState of Entrepreneurship and StartupsBusiness Climate, Firm Capabilityhttps://www.startupblink.com/Startup BlinkCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2018Outdoor Recreation Outlook 2018Outdoor Recreation Economic Statistics and Cultural ImpactTourist share of Federal and State Parkshttp://www.funoutdoors.com/files/Outdoor%20Recreation%20Outlook%202018.pdfAmerican Recreation CoalitionCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2018Outdoor Participation report 2018Outdoor Recreation ParticipationDemographics associated with ourdoor participanthttps://outdoorindustry.org/resource/2018-outdoor-participation-report/Outdoor Industry AssociationCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Global Financial Stability Report: Vulnerabilities in a Maturing Credit CycleGlobal Financial RiskIndicators, Metrics, and Policy associated with global risk indicatorshttps://www.imf.org/en/Publications/GFSR/Issues/2019/03/27/Global-Financial-Stability-Report-April-2019International Monetary FundCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2018Blockchain Market Shares, Market Strategies, and Market Forecasts, 2018 to 2024Blockchain Industry OutlookMarket analysis, industry verticalshttps://www.ibm.com/downloads/cas/PPRR983XWintegreen ResearchCorporate AuthorNoNoNo
2018Deloitte's 2018 global blockchain surveyBlockchain Industry SurveyState of market, challenges, etc. from Blockchain executiveshttps://www2.deloitte.com/content/dam/Deloitte/us/Documents/financial-services/us-fsi-2018-global-blockchain-survey-report.pdfDeloitteCorporate AuthorNoNoNo
2018Blockchain in BusinessBlockchain Industry SurveyState of market, challenges, etc. from Blockchain executiveshttps://www.pwc.com/gx/en/issues/blockchain/blockchain-in-business.htmlPWCSteve Davies, Scott LikensNoNoNo
2018Emerging Technology Projection: The Total Economic Impact of IBM BlockchainBlockchain cost savings and business benefitsCapEx and OpEx Savings, Transaction revenue, Pilot Costs, Riskhttps://www.ibm.com/downloads/cas/QJ4XA0MDIBMSteve Odell, Julia FadzeyevaNoNoNo
2019Blockchain Trends 2019Blockchain Industry OutlookEmerging Trends in Blockchainhttps://www.cbinsights.com/research/report/blockchain-trends-2019/CB InsightsCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Access to Capital for Entrepreneurs: Removing BarriersAccess to CapitalCapital, Policy, Information, Talenthttps://www.kauffman.org/-/media/kauffman_org/entrepreneurship-landing-page/capital-access/capitalreport_042519.pdfKauffman FoundationVictor Hwang, Sameeksha Desai, Ross BiardNoNoNo
2018Real Estate Market Size 2017Real EstateReal Estate and per capita GDPhttps://www.msci.com/documents/10199/6fdca931-3405-1073-e7fa-1672aa66f4c2MSCICorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Community IndexCommunity DevelopmentDiversity, Investment, Talent, Sustainabilityhttps://fourtheconomyindex.shinyapps.io/community_index/#section-dashboardFourth EconomyCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
201850 State Property Tax ComparisonProperty TaxTaxeshttps://www.lincolninst.edu/sites/default/files/pubfiles/50-state-property-tax-comparison-for-2017-full_1.pdfLincoln Institute of Land policyCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2019Property Taxes by CountyProperty TaxTaxeshttps://money.cnn.com/interactive/real-estate/property-tax/Tax FoundationCorporate AuthorYesYesYes
2019The Small Business Sector in Urban AmericaSmall Business Revenue GrowthRevenue Growthhttps://www.jpmorganchase.com/content/dam/jpmorganchase/en/legacy/corporate/institute/document/institute-small-business-sector-report.pdfJP Morgan ChaseCorporate AuthorNoNoNo
2019IAB internet advertising revenue report: 2018 full year resultsAdvertising Industry ReportInternet and Digital Advertisinghttps://www.iab.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/05/Full-Year-2018-IAB-Internet-Advertising-Revenue-Report.pdfIAB Prepared by PwCCorporate AuthorYesYesNo
2019The Digital Advertising States You Need for 2018Advertising Industry ReportInternet and Digital Advertisinghttps://www.appnexus.com/sites/default/files/whitepapers/guide-2018stats_2.pdfAppNexusCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Quarterly Mobile Index Q1 2019: Mobile Advertising TrendsAdvertising Industry ReportInternet and Digital Advertisinghttp://qmi.pubmatic.com/PubMaticCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2017Why Competition in the Politics Industry is Failing America: A Strategy for Reinvigorating our DemocracyPolitics and CompetitionVoter Engagement, Congressional Disapprovalhttps://www.hbs.edu/competitiveness/Documents/why-competition-in-the-politics-industry-is-failing-america.pdfHarvard Business SchoolKatherine M. Gehl and Michael E. PorterNoNoNo
2015The State of the Affluent 2014EconomicsWealth Ownershiphttp://www.cegworldwide.com/downloads/ebwp/eread/SOA/State_of_the_Affluent.pdfCEG WorldwideJohn J. Bowen Jr., Paul Brunswick, James Dean, Jonathan J. PowellNoNoNo
2019Black DemographicsEconomics, Economic JusticeDemographic Datahttps://blackdemographics.com/Black DemographicsCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2018International Private Equity and Venture Capital Valuation GuidelinesPrivate Equity, Venture Capital, ValuationValuationhttp://www.privateequityvaluation.com/Portals/0/Documents/Guidelines/IPEV%20Valuation%20Guidelines%20-%20December%202018.pdf?ver=2018-12-21-085233-863International Private Equity and Venture CapitalCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Small Business Equity Tracker 2018Venture Capital, Equity Capital, Risk CapitalMarket Analysis, industry verticalshttps://www.british-business-bank.co.uk/wp-content/uploads/2018/07/Equity-Tracker-Report-2018.pdfBritish Business BankCorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Pitchbook-NVCA Venture MonitorVenture Capital, Equity Capital, Risk CapitalMarket Analysis, industry verticalshttps://pitchbook.com/news/reports/1q-2019-pitchbook-nvca-venture-monitorPitchbook, NVCACorporate AuthorYesNoNo
2019Blockchain and Property in 2018: At the End of the BeginningBlockchain and Fractional Property OwnershipBlockchainhttps://www.newamerica.org/documents/2121/Graglia_Mellon_blockchain.pdfNew AmericaJ. Michael Graglia, Christopher MellonNoNoNo
2019Crime and Murder in 2018: A Preliminary AnalysisViolent Crime RatesCrime Rateshttps://www.brennancenter.org/sites/default/files/publications/2018_09_CrimeAnalysisV6.pdfBrennan Center for JusticeAmes C. Grawert, Adureh Onyekwere, and Cameron KimbleYesNoYes