State, Regional, and National Economic Surveys

SURVEY OF CONSUMER PREFERENCES OF WREATH DESIGNS

In an effort to better understand the markets for wreath designs by local florists, We would like to invite you to complete this survey at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/wreath-designs.  The information you provide will allow MSU Coastal Research and Extension Center to learn more about various market segments of potential buyers of locally-made wreaths. 

SURVEY OF THE RESEARCH PROGRAM ON ORNAMENTAL HORTICULTURE, VEGETABLES, FRUITS, AND NUTS AT  MSU-CREC

This online valuation survey is a critical first step in conducting a systematic impact assessment of the Research Program on Ornamental Horticulture, Vegetables, Fruits, and Nuts at the Mississippi State University - Coastal Research and Extension Center. Please answer all ten questions https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/smbes.

SURVEY OF THE HORTICULTURE AND MARINE ECONOMICS PROGRAM AT MSU-CREC

This online valuation survey is a critical first step in conducting a systematic impact assessment of the Horticulture and Marine Economics research and extension program at Mississippi State University - Coastal Research and Extension Center.  Please answer all 10 questions at https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/hortmarine.

2015 WAGE SURVEY OF OYSTER AND SHRIMP PROCESSING PLANTS

The purpose of these surveys is to determine the prevailing wage rates paid to entry level workers doing similar tasks in seafood processing plants. The results of these surveys will facilitate the H2B application process and assist workforce development in the seafood industry.  

2015 SURVEY OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL ON MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD AND MARINE-RELATED ESTABLISHMENTS

Survey of all resident seafood and marine-related establishments licensed to operate in Mississippi will be conducted to determine the long-term impacts on their business operations.

2014-2015 MISSISSIPPI AND ALABAMA FOR-HIRE ONLINE SURVEY

This online survey aims to determine the needs of Mississippi and Alabama fishing guide and charter boats for-hire businesses.

2014-2015 BILOXI SCHOOL DISTRICT ONLINE NEEDS ASSESSMENT SURVEY

This online survey aims to determine the needs of Biloxi public schools for teacher and youth training that will be conducted by MSU faculty and staff.

2014 MISSISSIPPI LIFETIME SPORTSMEN SURVEY

The results of this survey of 2,500 Mississippi Lifetime Sportsmen provide primary information on their past and future saltwater fishing preferences.

2012 SURVEY OF MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD WHOLESALERS AND RETAILERS

The results of this survey of all licensed Mississippi seafood wholesalers and retailers were used to breakdown the total annual gross sales and employment generated by these economic sectors into major seafood species.

2012 SURVEY OF MISSISSIPPI LIFETIME SPORTSMEN

All of the 14,707 holders of the Mississippi Lifetime Sportsman License as of Sep. 1, 2010 were contacted by mail and by email to seek their participation in this survey on their past and future saltwater fishing preferences.

2011 SURVEY OF MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD RESTAURANT SECTOR

Mail surveys were sent to 1,500 randomly selected restaurant establishments licensed in the state of Mississippi to collect the economic information about their seafood-related operations.

2011 SURVEY OF THE ECONOMIC IMPACTS OF THE GULF OF MEXICO OIL SPILL ON MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD AND MARINE-RELATED ESTABLISHMENTS

Survey of all resident seafood and marine-related establishments licensed to operate in Mississippi was conducted to determine the short-term impacts on their business operations.

2011 SURVEY OF MISSISSIPPI SEAFOOD PROCESSORS AND DEALERS

The purpose of this survey of licensed resident Mississippi seafood processors and dealers was to determine how important seafood processing, wholesaling, and distribution are to local and regional economies.

2010 COMMUNITY DISASTER PREPAREDNESS SURVEY

This survey was conducted to engage 20 selected Northern Gulf of Mexico coastal and adjacent counties and parishes to participate in disaster preparedness.

2010 COMMUNITY ECONOMIC PREPAREDNESS SURVEY

This survey was conducted to engage 20 selected Northern Gulf of Mexico coastal and adjacent counties and parishes to participate in economic preparedness.

2008 HURRICANE GUSTAV DAMAGES SURVEY

An assessment of all licensed resident Mississippi seafood processors, dealers, marinas and livebait dealers is currently ongoing in Coastal Mississippi to determine the level of economic losses sustained as a result of Hurricane Gustav. 

2005 HURRICANE KATRINA DAMAGES SURVEY

An assessment of all licensed resident Mississippi seafood processing plants and seafood dealers, livebait boats and dealers, marinas, commercial fishing, for-hire charter and recreational boating fleets was undertaken in Mississippi to determine the level of damage sustained as a result of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.  

2004-2009 SOCIOECONOMIC SURVEY OF NURSERIES AND GREENHOUSES

The overall goals of the regional socioeconomic survey of 215 randomly selected wholesalers were to develop a socioeconomic profile of horticulture workers in eigth Southern U.S. states and to evaluate the impact of automation on their employment, earnings, safety, skill-levels, and retention rates.

2003 CONSUMER SURVEY OF SELECTED GARDEN CHRYSANTHEMUM CULTIVARS

The objective of this survey was to determine the levels of liking and willingness to pay for selected garden chrysanthemum cultivars, and to measure relative influence of socioeconomic characteristics on consumer preferences and valuations.

2001-2007 RAW OYSTER CONSUMPTION SURVEYS

Several face-to-face and telephone surveys were conducted in selected Metropolitan Statistical Areas in the U.S. in order to determine consumer preferences for post-harvested processed raw oyster products.