Sampson Research provides research and analysis to support the design, implementation, and evaluation of programs to encourage the efficient use of energy, water, and other resources.
Economic Impact Studies
Economic and socio-economic impact studies to assess the economic implications of industry projects, community events, and government policy initiatives.
Investment preparedness research and evaluation of economic development programming and initiatives.
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Energy and Renewables Analysis
Design
Sampson Research has completed a broad portfolio of studies that assess market potential, incentive levels and pricing structures, supply-side and demand-side barriers, and influencers of customer behaviour. Emphasis is placed on establishing a baseline from which progress can be monitored and assessed.
Sampson Research helps its clients ensure their programs and initiatives meet targets efficiently and effectively. Commonly researched issues include the effectiveness of program communications, delivery channels and methods, customer and market actor satisfaction, barriers to participation, and the appropriateness of incentive structures and levels. Post-implementation market updates are used to evaluate progress towards market transformation.
Implementation
Sampson Research has extensive experience in conducting independent and unbiased process, market and impact evaluations of initiatives designed to encourage the efficient use of energy and other renewable resources. Using a variety of qualitative and quantitative tools, topics addressed include effectiveness of program marketing, communications, and targeting, program attribution, and direct and indirect economic impacts.
Evaluation
Energy and Renewables Analysis
Economic and Socio-Economic Impact Studies
Economic Development
Sampson Research specializes in the preparation of economic and socio-economic impact assessments for communities, government, industry, and industry associations.

Impact studies are used to understand the economic and socio-economic implications of industry projects, community events, and government policy initiatives. They provide a credible and defensible basis for securing financing, obtaining regulatory approval, increasing community awareness, and achieving stakeholder acceptance.

Typical topics addressed by economic and socio-economic impact studies include:

Depending upon the need, Sampson Research supplements its impact analyses with a variety of quantitative and qualitative tools to help its clients fully understand how their projects and programs affect key stakeholders. These include in-depth interviews, focus groups, and surveys.
Economic and Socio-Economic Impact Studies
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Sampson Research has a strong appreciation and understanding of what successful economic development can mean to a community. Services offered include investment preparedness research and evaluations of economic development programming and initiatives.
Economic Development
Investment Preparedness
Attracting and converting investor and site selector interest into investment dollars begins with demonstrating a community’s strengths and opportunities. Sampson Research assists communities with:
Sampson Research provides communities and economic development organizations with independent and unbiased evaluations of their economic development initiatives and programming including:
Evaluation of Economic Development Programming
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