Effectively Dealing with Crisis and Controversy
and effective tools for lobbying and litigation support
- Economic analysis tied to specific business needs
- Intensive support during crisis
- Targeted communication tools and Web-delivered information
- Customized economic research and calculators
business in America is becoming more complexnot just because of
traditional competitive factors, but because more and more industries
are at the mercy of various interest groups. Recent attempts to use
the judicial system to wrest large settlements from targeted industries,
calls for price controls, and protests against technological advancement
are just the tip of the iceberg. Today, businesses in every industry
need to be able to respond with clear and effective solutions to a wide
variety of issues.
Economics Group, Inc. (AEG) can help develop the tools to steer clear
of a crisis before it happens or manage and contain a current crisis.
Our unique ability to analyze economic issues clearly and communicate
results effectively helps our clients negotiate difficult situations.
We believe that every issue is solvable, and every problem presents
an opportunity. Using our economic tools and messaging systems, our
clients have been able to emerge successfully from even the most difficult
your organization anticipate change, negotiate successfully, and create
long-term effective strategies, AEG has developed a wide range of corporate
affairs support products.
Economic impact analysis is one of the most important tools used to
influence policy. AEG is an expert at economic impact modeling, and
our models are considered among the best in the industry. We have conducted
major economic impact and job studies for large industries and individual
companies. We can conduct impact analyses at the county, congressional
district, and state levels. Through our exclusive BriefingsNet
calculators, we bring our analysis to life. We turn large, cumbersome
reports into dynamic and flexible tools to answer economic questions
clearly and effectively. In addition, we are able to tailor specific
messagessuch as talking points, letters to the editor, and white
papersto decision makers, providing them with a clear understanding
of the importance of your industry to their constituents.
AEG is an expert at analyzing the implications of tax policy on segments
of the population and the business community. Our analysis clearly explains
how different taxing schemes impact local communities, constituencies,
and industries, and can be used to effectively assist governments in
designing efficient tax systems. We specialize in solid revenue estimates.
Development Programs and Policies
One of the least understood areas of economic/fiscal policy is economic
development incentives and programs. AEG's experts in economic development
recommend programs and policies that will lead to the desired outcomesboth
for business and for local communities.
AEG has strong experience in developing clear and effective research
and communications tools on issues related to the energy, transportation,
consumer products, government, education, tourism, and communications
industries. Clients have used our research to reduce hotel occupancy
taxes, lower excise taxes, eliminate marketing restrictions, and reform
Development and Delivery
We specialize in translating complex economic concepts into clear messages,
and our economists effectively deliver these messages in a variety of
forms. We are experienced in presenting our findings in arbitrations
and organizational meetings, as well as to government bodies,
courts of law, and corporate decision
makers. We're also adept at translating the complex research of outside
academics and experts into clear and useful messages.
Support For Lobbying
With the advent of term limits, gift restrictions, and campaign finance
reform, lobbying increasingly must use analysis and data to achieve
its goals. Today, the lobbyist with the best information may have the
best access. At AEG we specialize in developing issue-based white papers,
talking points, and summaries incorporating the results of the latest
economic research. We present your messages in a clear and easy-to-understand
format that gets results.
Support for Litigation
At AEG we believe that the best way to deal with controversy is through
clear and effective economic analysis. We have analyzed some of the
nation's largest and most prominent tort cases, and have helped our
clients develop reasonable solutions and responsesboth at the
trial level and in the PR campaign preceding the trial.
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