Not to be confused with the Property and Environment Research Center.
PERC, the Policy and Economic Research Council (formerly known as the Political and Economic Research Council) is a Durham, North Carolina based non-profit, non-partisan think tank that concentrates on market-based economic development, both in the United States and internationally. PERC is a primary thought leader in the field of alternative data, and has spearheaded information-led development as a means for effective community economic development. PERC scholars have published a number of reports, presented findings worldwide, and testified before the United States Congress on a variety of issues. PERC scholars also serve as expert witnesses in matters pertaining to the Fair Credit Reporting Act, consumer credit, credit reporting and credit scoring, and the value of information sharing in commercial varying contexts. PERC is a 501(c)3 non-profit centrist enterprise.
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