Paul Scheuren is an economist and an Impact DataSource Principal. Established in 1993, Impact DataSource is an Austin, Texas-based economic consulting firm that specializes in economic and fiscal impact analysis. The company is highly focused on supporting economic development professionals and organizations. Paul develops and provides support to Impact DataSource clients utilizing the firm’s desktop and web-based economic development impact models. In addition, Paul conducts one-off analyses for larger projects including hospitals, mixed-use developments, oil and gas projects, manufacturing firms, as well as a variety of other activities. Paul has helped communities evaluate nearly every type of economic development incentive from loans, tax increment financing, tax abatement and rebates and grants.
Paul has a Master of Arts in economics from Clemson University as well as a Bachelor of Business Administration in actuarial science from Temple University.
Paul is originally from Pennsylvania, just outside of Philadelphia, but got to Texas as fast as he could. On the weekends Paul is a woodworker with a particular interest in Shaker and Arts & Crafts style furniture. When Paul isn’t working or making sawdust you can find him at a live music venue in Austin listening to obscure bands or traveling the world with his wife, Anjie.