IMG_1181Analytical Research

PQC, Inc. offers a unique array of analytical research and consulting services to its clients.  Our consultants have a proven track record of providing unbiased, objective analysis and solutions to industry, trade associations, governments, non-profits, and policymakers in multiple contexts.  We have addressed a variety of issues requiring extensive and exhaustive research, as well as mixed-methodological analysis involving both quantitative and qualitative data.  The results of our work have been used to guide strategic and operational decisions, including the development and implementation of new policies, as well as to support or provide revisions to existing policies.


  • Public Policy Analysis
  • Statistical Analysis
  • Research Design
  • Survey Design and Implementation
  • Econometric and Regression Modeling
  • Qualitative Data Analysis
  • Mixed-Methodologies Research
  • Comparative Policy Analysis
  • Data Visualization and Database Creation
  • In-Depth Interviews and Focus Groups


  • Association of Women’s Business Centers (AWBC)
  • International Business Innovation Association (InBIA)
  • U.S. Department of Commerce
  • U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA)
  • U.S. National Women’s Business Council (NWBC)
  • U.S. Minority Business Development Agency (MBDA)
  • U.S. Postal Service Office of Inspector General (USPS OIG)
  • U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA)


  • Access to Capital for Small Businesses
  • Organizational Best Practices
  • Equity and Disparity Analysis
  • Entrepreneurship Centers, Incubators and Accelerators
  • Dynamics of Women Entrepreneurs
  • U.S. Federal Procurement
  • Effects of Policies on Small Businesses
  • Social Network Analysis
  • Economic Impact Analysis
  • Determinants of Entrepreneurial Growth
  • Tax Analysis


Millennial Women Entrepreneurs: Opportunities and Challenges, for the National Women’s Business Council

Contracting Barriers and Factors Affecting Minority Business Enterprises, for the Minority Business Development Agency

Necessity as a Driver of Women’s Entrepreneurship: Her Stories, for the National Women’s Business Council

The Value of the US Postal Service Brand, for the United States Postal Service, Office of Inspector General


At PQC, Inc., we believe in a transparent and cooperative approach to research such that our work is clear, understandable, and in-line with client expectations and feedback.  All analytical research projects at PQC, Inc. start with a kick-off meeting to ensure collaborative alignment on key tasks, project goals, and timeline.  Following every kick-off meeting, we provide our clients with a robust project management plan, linking tasks and deliverables to specific dates.  While each project is unique, most analytical research engagements incorporate the following key steps:

At each step of a project, we work with our clients to ensure that the research meets their needs and answers their critical questions.  Our client-centered approach to analytical research sets us apart from our competitors and delivers superior final products to our clients.