Economic Impacts of Research and Development in the Social Sciences and Humanities in the Gulf of Mexico States

Sector Definition

The NAICS (2014) code 541720 is for “research and development in the social sciences and humanities.” This industry comprises establishments primarily engaged in conducting research and analyses in cognitive development, sociology, psychology, language, behavior, economic, and other social sciences and humanities.

Employment Impacts

The total employment impact is the sum of direct, indirect and induced impacts.

  1. Indirect impacts result from changes in economic activity of other industrial sectors which supply goods or services to the sector being evaluated.

  2. Induced impacts are the result of personal consumption expenditures by industry employees.

Direct Employment Impacts of research and development in the social sciences and humanities