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College and University Students-Economic Forecasting and Research

Publication Date
12/07/2017 01:09 PM EST
Closing Date
12/21/2017 05:00 PM EST
Issuing Organization
City of Philadelphia
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Specifications include, but are not limited to: The Department is seeking a local college or university to contract with the Department to provide students to perform research and economic forecasting for the Department’s Research Unit for the period January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2018. The Department requires up to four (4) student interns to perform research and prepare reports using database software such as Microsoft Access, Microsoft Sequel Server and spreadsheet software such as Microsoft Excel. The work includes data research and data compilation. The data research includes internet research as well as requesting information directly from taxpayers. Students will be trained on all software by staff from the Department’s Research Unit. Report preparation will be under the supervision of the Research Director for the Department. A. Project Details The Department’s objectives for this project include the following: ▪ Effectively utilize the City’s business systems, including Tax and Water, and databases for the purpose of entering accurate data. ▪ Work closely and collaboratively with a team of research analysts to produce quality revenue collection and other revenue forecasting reports.

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