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UB Has $1.7 Billion Economic Impact

By Mark Scott

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Buffalo, NY – A new study finds that the University at Buffalo pumped $1.7 billion into the local and state economy during the 2006-2007 fiscal year.

The study was prepared by policy analysts at the UB Regional Institute. For every dollar New York State spends on UB, $4 are generated in economic activity. Marsha Henderson is vice president for External Affairs at UB. She joined us on the phone to talk about this new report.

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