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Economic impacts of the military bases in Washington

P. Sommers

Economic impacts of the military bases in Washington

by P. Sommers

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Published by Office of Financial Management, State of Washington in Olympia, WA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Defense contracts -- Economic aspects -- Washington (State),
  • Military bases -- Economic aspects -- Washington (State)

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesMilitary bases in Washington.
    Statementprepared by Paul Sommers ; with assistance from Forecasting Division staff.
    ContributionsWashington (State). Office of Financial Management., Washington (State). Office of Financial Management. Forecasting Division.
    The Physical Object
    Paginationi, 13 p. :
    Number of Pages13
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17629118M
    OCLC/WorldCa60194456

    Preserve state’s military bases the loss of even a single major military installation in Washington would devastate the local community in which it is located. And the economic impacts would.   A trail of toxicity: the US military bases making people sick Liz Rosenbaum, co-founder of the Fountain Valley Clean Water Coalition, at Fountain Creek in Colorado.

    The military grew from just , strong in April to more than million by war's end, with an Army of million and a Navy of , Seventy-two percent of enlisted forces were inducted, and the military population reflected the country's ethnically diverse and racially segregated by: At the time of its formation, the group was convened primarily to collaborate on one project, the production of the Washington Military Alliance Report, which was commissioned to identify military and defense infrastructure (installations, missions, and workforce) impacts to the state and develop recommendations in response to a possible Base.

      Washington has renewed a pact granting US forces access to the Lion City’s bases until The city state’s late leader Lee Kuan Yew once said he .   PHOENIX — A new report published today by the Arizona Governor’s Office shows military installations in the state continue to be major economic drivers, responsible for tens of thousands of jobs and over $ million in local and state tax revenue. The report, which was commissioned by the Arizona Commerce Authority in and prepared by the Maguire Company, states that Arizona’s six .


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Lewis and McChord AFB in Pierce County, Prepared by Dr. Paul Sommers, Washington State Office of Financial Management, July 58 rows  At least 26 states have completed or are in the process of completing a military economic.

Military & Defense. The Military and Defense sector is Washington’s second largest direct public employer. This key industry cuts across many sectors in Washington, helps create the backbone for a strong economy through our diverse defense missions and military installations, our pioneering companies, and our military friendly communities.

E Issue Summary: Washington State’s military bases represent an important sector in the State’s economy. There is a direct base economic impact of $B in according to the Department of Defense (DoD) Office of Economic Adjustment (OEA), and significant additional impact from companies and military retirees who locate nearby.

Base Impact on Urban and Economic Growth of the Localized Area Military bases have had a profound impact on urban and regional economic growth. Our objective was to investigate to what extent variability in urban and economic growth rates are explained by proximity to important nodes in 3 distinct study Size: 1MB.

The Military & Defense sector, as Washington’s second largest direct public employer, just behind the state itself, and a key industry that cuts across many sectors in Washington, helps create the backbone for a strong economy through our diverse defense missions and military installations, our pioneering companies, and our military friendly communities.

Academic Standards: Standard The student will demonstrate an understanding of South Carolina’s economic revitalization during World War II and the latter twentieth century.

Explain the economic impact of twentieth century events on South Carolina, including the opening and closing of military bases, the development of industries, the influx of new citizens, and the expansion of.

Economy & labor force. Business costs; Distribution of income, wealth, and taxes; Inflation; Long-term economic forecast; Median household income estimates; Related links for economic data; Washington Input-Output Model; Education; Fiscal research; Health care; Human services; Statewide data; Research Briefs.

Studies conducted prior to bases closing typically overestimate the associated negative economic impacts and hardships, compared with actual outcomes observed later (Krizan ; Cowan and Webel.

There are seven military bases in Washington state. Each air base has about 2, housing units. Most bases cluster around Seattle. The Coast Guard and Marines do not have bases in WA.

Named after the honored World War 1 aviator, General Muir Fairchild, FAB or Fairchild Air Base is located in Washington. The exact location is in Spokane. Jobs are a big part of the economic impact of military spending. Of course there are the active troops, but there is also a considerable infrastructure built up around them that requires contractors, trades, consultants, and so on to support the military.

T. he United States ' military spending has a major influence on the State of Oklahoma and locally at Lawton Fort Sill. In Oklahoma, the total impact of military economic activity is greater than $ billion a year. A total impact number is determined by combining direct impact (the result of the presence of the military bases in the state), which is $ billion annually, and induced impact.

future impacts to the military and defense sector are considered. MODEL UPDATE. The Washington State Military and Defense Economic Model, and its associated online interactive tool, is one of the most valuable assets to come out of the OEA grant.

In addition to providing a current windowFile Size: 1MB. Measuring the Economic Effects of Military Base Closures Mark A. Hooker, Michael M. Knetter NBER Working Paper No. Issued in February NBER Program(s):Public Economics Quite often, policy changes that are seen as welfare-improving at the national level encounter significant resistance in localities where the policies are implemented.

and increase the time and money required to complete base closures. Military base closings, and the numerous laws and regulations that apply to them, have a great impact on neighboring communities.

This comment addresses the economic, environmental, and cultural ef-fects of military base closures, both domestic and overseas, and offers. A Report of Military Bases in Washington State FINAL April Joint Committee on Veterans’ and Military Affairs The committee was directed to look at the economic impacts the facilities have on the state economy and evaluate local proposals intended to furtherFile Size: KB.

Reality Revealed: U.S. Military Bases, Environmental Impacts, and Civil Society in South Korea Chapter (PDF Available) January with Reads How we measure 'reads'. One potential mechanism is the role of the U.S.

military as a security umbrella for host nations, which one might think of as a free, guaranteed risk reducer for investors and other economic. Economics and National Security: Issues and Implications for U.S.

Policy Congressional Research Service Summary As the world begins the second decade of the twenty-first century, the United States holds what should be a winning hand of a preeminent military, large economy, strong alliances, and democratic values.

Issues Stemming from the U.S. Military Bases. The existence of the vast U.S. military facilities and areas adversely impacts the living of our people and natural environments in various ways.

In particular, aircraft noise has serious effects on the health of nearby citizens. Increased military spending leads to slower economic growth.

Military spending tends to have a negative impact on economic growth. Over a year period, a 1% increase in military spending will decrease a country’s economic growth by 9%. Increased military spending is especially detrimental to the economic growth of wealthier countries.ANALYZING THE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF TRANSPORTATION PROJECTS USING RIMS II, IMPLAN AND REMI Prepared for: Office of Research and Special Programs U.

S. Department of Transportation, Washington D. C. Supported by a grant from the Department of Defense uses RIMS II to estimate the regional impacts of military base closings. State File Size: 1MB.

The study projected that if the higher-temperature scenario prevails, climate change impacts on these 22 sectors could cost the U.S. $ billion each year. If we can keep to ˚ C, it would cost $ billion less. In any case, the U.S.

stands to suffer large economic losses due to climate change, second only to India, according to another study.