Expert opinion on economic impact evaluation on county planning07.12.2022
Geomedia consultant Rivo Noorkõiv and OÜ Head consultant Kaur Lass, on behalf of the Estonian Ministry for Interior’ Planning unit, prepared an expert opinion on economic impact evaluation on county planning. The objective was to give practical directions for the facilitation of economic development and the strategic evaluation of the economy’s future societal impact. The opinion’s aim is to facilitate the understanding of what influences economy and entrepreneurship at the regional level and to help taking comprehensive and prudent decisions on county planning solutions in order to raise state income. The expert opinion consists of two parts. The main part is theoretical and treats the need for economic impact evaluation and its importance for county planning. The additional part focuses on concrete economic impacts and their relation to each other. Concrete directives for planning solutions’ economic impact evaluation are offered.