Spring 2016

Trends in Occupational Employment Size, Growth and Average Hourly Wages in El Paso and Doña Ana Counties (1999-2017)

Employment size, growth and average hourly wages are explored individually in each county and in the region as a whole, allowing readers to identify workforce opportunities and challenges for the region.

[Published in June 2016]

The Hub of Human Innovation: Economic Impacts of the UTEP Paso del Norte Clean Energy Incubator Program in El Paso, Texas (October 2014 – December 2015)

The Hub of Human Innovation has contracted the Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness to conduct an economic impact analysis regarding the UTEP Paso del Norte Clean Energy Incubator Program (UPDN CEI).

The UPDN CEI is a partnership between the Hub and UTEP, funded through a contract award from the Emerging Clean Technology Program for the Texas Comptroller of Public Accounts, State Energy Conservation Office (SECO), and UT Austin’s Austin Technology Incubator (ATI). The program was developed to facilitate the creation of clean energy companies, create jobs and develop self-sustained firms.

[Published in May 2016]

Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center Economic Impact Analysis: Operations, Construction and Equipment Purchases in El Paso, Texas

The Hunt Institute for Global Competitiveness was contracted by the Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center (TTUHSC) in El Paso to conduct an economic impact analysis regarding some of the functions this organization performs within El Paso County.

The present study estimates the economic impacts resulting from the TTUHSC regular activities in El Paso County. Financial expenses for FY 2015 were provided by TTUHSC and classified as Operating Costs and Capital Investments, which include construction projects and fixed asset acquisitions.

[Published in March 2016]