I am tasked with determining the economic impact of a short-term filming project within a specified geography. The production provided detailed production expenditures. The associated sectors are relatively straightforward with the exception of locations fees, parking fees, banking fees, insurance, and postage. Are there sectors that account for any of these that I just missed? I was thinking the banking, insurance and postage may need to be excluded if the fees go to a corporation/entity outside of the impact area, but not sure how to handle city/county location and parking fees. Second question is in regard to wages paid and per-diems. Some of the crew, talent, etc., were from the region of study and others came from outside of it. Obviously a local getting their salary presumes that more of that salary will be spent locally whereas an “outsider” is more likely to spend while they were here, but the bulk of benefit would go home with them. I assume separate activities need to be set up for local versus outside, but can you clarify for me how to avoid inflating the impact of the outside hires?
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