The purpose of this paper is to review the economy of Onondaga County and to offer a forecast of its future until the year 2035. This information will be used in forming a plan to improve the quality of Onondaga Lake. Understanding the past and the forecastable future is crucial to the formation of this plan and to anyone with a stake in the county’s future economic growth. To create this review and forecast, we used the REMI model, a multi-equation model of a local or regional economy and is a tool that is widely used in studies of this kind.

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The research in this paper is based upon work sponsored by the Onondaga Lake Management Conference.


Metropolitan Studies Program Series


The assistance and helpful comments of William Duncombe, Bernard Jump, George Treyz, and Wilson Wong are gratefully acknowledged.


Economic Policy | Economics | Public Affairs, Public Policy and Public Administration | Public Policy


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Metropolitan studies program occasional paper no.184


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