Brigid A Tuck

Senior Economic Impact Analyst


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Brigid joined the Center for Community Vitality in fall 2008. She conducts analyses and writes reports for the Economic Impact Analysis (EIA) program, which she helped launch in early 2009. Since then, the EIA program has issued more than three dozen studies, covering numerous economic sectors in Minnesota - including tourism, education, manufacturing, retail, infrastructure and local foods.

Brigid has 20-plus years of experience using IMPLAN, the input-output modeling software used in economic impact analysis. She has completed three IMPLAN training courses and presents regularly at the national conference for IMPLAN users. Before joining University of Minnesota Extension, Brigid worked for both St. Cloud State University and the University of Georgia Extension.

Contact Information

1961 Premier Dr.
Suite 110
Mankato, MN 56001

Training Experience

Advanced Editing and Proofreading
Business Retention and Expansion consultant


Tuck, B.A., Chazdon, S.A., Rasmussen, C.M., & Bohn, H.J. (2020). Measuring the economic benefit of Extension leadership programs: McLeod for Tomorrow. Journal of Extension, 58(4).

Choi, A. & Tuck, B. (2023). Hmong International Freedom Festival: 2023 attendee/vendor survey and economic contribution. University of Minnesota Extension.

Tuck, B. & Wehe, M. (2023). Economic impact of projects leveraged by the Minnesota Historic Rehabilitation Tax Credit: fiscal year 2022. Unviersity of Minnesota Extension.

Tuck, B. (2023). Economic contribution of Minnesota's ethanol industry: 2022. University of Minnesota Extension.

Tuck, B. & LeMier, D. (2022). Economic impact of proposed expansion of the Brainerd Lakes YMCA. University of Minnesota Extension.

Tuck, B. & Bhattacharyya, R. (2022). Economic contribution of attendees of East Grand Forks ice arena youth events. University of Minnesota Extension.


Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth

Education/Academic qualification

BA, Economics and Management, University of Minnesota Morris

MS, Applied Economics, University of Minnesota Twin Cities

External Positions

Chair, Le Sueur-Henderson School Board

2018 → …

Secretary, Le Sueur County Parks Board

2017 → …


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