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When the Sun Hides, The Economy Shines: The Economic Impact of Today's Eclipse

The Moon's shadow is economic development.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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When the Sun Hides, The Economy Shines: The Economic Impact of Today's Eclipse

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Solar eclipses offer more than just a once-in-a-lifetime celestial show; they provide economic boosts to cities, towns, and villages in their path. How much? The Perryman Group ran the numbers:

Additionally, here's a look at Airbnb bookings:


I'll share more later this week. Go enjoy the eclipse.

(Unfortunately for me, and those of us in Texas... today will mostly be a wash.)


In other news: Are you an economic developer serving a community with a population under 20,000? Join Dane this Friday at 11 AM Central for a live webinar where he'll show you how his software Sitehunt is a game changer for communities like yours.

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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. Also: Sitehunt CEO and economic development consultant in Greater Houston, Texas.


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