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Recent Reports


O'Donnell Economics helps organizations quantify their economic and community impacts and develops innovative financing solutions for high impact programs including early childhood education, housing, healthcare, workforce and community development.

NEW!  The Economic Impact of Oil Field Reclamation in New Mexico 2021

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Air Force Research Laboratory In the New Mexico Economy .

Air Force Research Laboratory New Mexico (2018)

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The Statewide Economic Impact of the University of New Mexico

STC.UNM (2018)

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CYFD Market Rate Survey 2018

New Mexico Children Youth and Families Department (2018)

Economic Opportunities in the Four Corners Area

San Juan Citizens Alliance (2018)

The Economic Impact of the New Mexico Renewable Energy Production Tax Credit

Family Businesses for Affordable Energy (2017)

New Mexico Museum of Art Centennial Campaign Economic Impact

New Mexico Museum of Art (2016)

Legalization of Cannabis for Social Use, New Mexico Demand Analysis

Ultra Health (2016)

The Medical Cannabis Market in New Mexico

Ultra Health (2016)

Tax Reform, Revenue Adequacy, and Early Childhood Education in North Carolina

Institute for Child Success (2016)

More Than Just Pre-K: The Positive Economic Impact of Pre-K in Los Angeles County

Institute for Child Success (2016)

The Economic Impact of Early Childhood Education in North Carolina

Institute for Child Success (2016)

Taxation of Sugar Sweetened Beverages In Santa Fe

Pre-K for Santa Fe (2016)

Benefits and Costs of a Pre-K Program for Santa Fe New Mexico

Pre-K for Santa Fe (2016)

New Mexico Pre-K

New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership (2015)

New Mexico Women.Org Indicator Report: A Statistical Resource Guide to Women and Girls in New Mexico
 New Mexico Women.Org (2013)


Santa Fe County Community Health Profile

(May 2013)

Santa Fe County in 2013: A Community Health Profile provides extensive information about the health of County residents. In addition to demographic and socioeconomic data, the report presents a wide spectrum of health indicators and behaviors, as well as factors contributing to health, such as access to food and recreation.....

Cost Analysis of New Mexico’s Early Childhood Programs

A Five Year Strategy for Increasing Investment, New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership (November 2012)


The New Mexico Early Childhood Development Partnership (NMECDP), a public-private partnership, recognizes that when our young children are deprived of quality early life experiences the result is a lack of readiness for school and life, depriving our state of its most.....


Maximizing the Economic Impact of Health Care Delivery in New Mexico, Con Alma Foundation, 2013)

The health care delivery system is a large and growing component of New Mexico’s economic base. The health care industry currently employs over 127,000 New Mexicans, a number that is expected to increase by at least 20 percent over the next ten years, the fastest growth rate of any employment sector in our state. Three of New Mexico’s five fastest growing occupations .....

The Impact of Federal Healthcare Reform on Indigent Health Care in Bernalillo County

Bernalillo County Community Health Council (2011)

Beginning in 2014, everyone currently enrolled in UNM Care, University of New Mexico  Hospital’s “indigent managed care” program, will become eligible for affordable, federally  subsidized health insurance, primarily through the expansion of New Mexico Medicaid to low income adults......

The Tax Revenue Benefits of Health Care Reform in New Mexico

New Mexico Voices for Children (August 2011)

The Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act of 2010 (PPACA, or ACA for short) will have an enormous positive impact on New Mexico—not just on the health of its residents but on the health of its economy. Billions in federal funding will flow into New Mexico as part of an expansion of Medicaid......

The Economic Impact of Early Care and Education in South Carolina

Institute for Child Success (2015)

Early Care and Education is a vital industry.  There are more than 8,000 small early care and education (ECE) businesses in South Carolina, most with fewer than 20 employees.

Financing Early Care and Education: Options for South Carolina

Institute for Child Success (2015)

Despite recent funding increases, less than one third of South Carolina’s low income young children receive publicly subsidized early care and education (ECE).  Meeting the unmet demand for ECE services would cost the state several hundred million additional dollars.

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