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Obama Foundation Releases OPC Proposals, Economic Impact Reports

[The Chicago Maroon, Emma Dyer, October 23, 2018]

Included in the University of Chicago’s RFQs are reports on the Center’s impact on the economy, environment, and recreation. The economic impact report conducted by Anderson Economic Group, an independent economic consulting firm, considered all three locations proposed by the University: Washington Park, Woodlawn-Jackson Park, and South Shore. The report’s assessment defined economic impact as “the net new activity that would occur in a region directly and indirectly due to the presence of the Obama Library.”

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