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2016 BBHF Economic Impact Study Released

Southeastern has released the results of its economic impact study on the Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival: "Estimated Economic Impacts of the 2016 Bogalusa Blues & Heritage Festival on Washington Parish, Louisiana."

Among its conclusions:

"When other property-type income impacts of $41,468 and local taxes of $18,454 are added to the estimated earnings impacts, the 2016 BBHF contributed a total of $178,543 of value-added impacts to the Washington Parish economy."

About the Author:


William Joubert

Director Business Research Center


The Southeastern Louisiana University Business Research Center (BRC) is jointly operated by the Southeast Louisiana Business Center and the Southeastern College of Business.  The BRC provides applied economic analyses and research studies that aid business and economic development efforts for the five-parish Northshore region of southeast Louisiana.  The Center represents one aspect of the University’s commitment to economic development in the region.

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