An Assessment of the Economic Impact of the Rosemont Copper Project on Pima County, Arizona using the IMPLAN Regional Economic Forecasting Model

Document ID: seidman-institute-assessment-of-economic-impacts-implan-2012

This report measures the economic impact of the Rosemont Copper Project on employment, labor income, output, gross regional product and tax revenue in Pima County, Arizona, during the project’s construction, production, and post-production phases which span a period of 27 years. Estimated impacts include both the direct effects of Rosemont Copper Project operations and multiplier effects that arise when income is recycled within the county’s economy. The IMPLAN input-output model was used to estimate multiplier effects.