The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the JournalMore

The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the JournalMore

By 2020, people born after 1995 will account for one-third of the United States population. Many of these people are preparing to enter the workforce. They areMore

City Nation Place interviewed Andrea Joras, Managing Director, Berlin Partner, the public-private partnership that provides business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutionsMore…

Instead of talking about the marvelous skyscrapers in New York City, they may soon be able to marvel at the Lowline, the worlds first undergroundMore…

It is the eternal question: Is money earmarked to eradicate poverty making a difference?  Two decades ago the public, disillusioned over a lack of tangibleMore…

Small businesses are important to the economy. They account for 98% of all businesses in Canada and employ 70% of the total private labour force.More…

Anxieties surrounding youth unemployment are not new concerns. For years, people have been discussing whether attending university or college is even necessary anymore to lockMore…

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Canada, as we know it today, was built on natural resources. From the early days of fish and beavers to todays oil and gems, naturalMore…

CALGARY To avoid wasting clean-technology research and development funding, the Canadian government should adopt a carbon price and encourage other countries to follow suit,More…

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Yes, we know how to spell it. We even know how to put it in a sentence (Sample sentence: Innovation is a crucial element ofMore…

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The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the JournalMore…

Intelegias Isabelle Poirier will be leading three sessions at our Social Media for Economic Developers seminar, coming up on May 26 and 27. It will beMore…

The growing financial insecurities of families around the globe have been fast becoming a chronic issue for many communities. As the cost of living continuesMore…

Several years ago, I was on the phone with Louise Stevens. Louise is an arts consultant in the United States, who, along with her husbandMore…

For this edition of our Featured Contributor series, I had a chance to hear from Steven Thorne. Steven is one of our most popular contributors,More…

Place-branding is relatively new for both economic developers and communication professionals alike. Theoretically place-branding has evolved as an interdisciplinary field of study bringing together internationalMore…

Fifty shades of local: a continuum of localness Not all shop local is equal. We have seen the signs in store windows targeting residents, andMore…

There has been a boom in the interest surrounding economic development all over the world. Be it a village, small town, city, province, or evenMore…

Past studies regarding post-secondary education (PSE) and its return on investment (ROI) have used the current earnings of older workers as a proxy for futureMore…

Reporting on economic development performance measures can feel like a trip to the dentist (my apologies to dentists everywhere). We know its an important partMore…

Rates for new firm and new entrepreneurship entry have been declining in Canada, since early 1980s for the former and since 1990s for the latter.More…

I had the pleasure of attending EDCOs Women in Economic Development on February 5th. I was thrilled to find out the key-note speaker would be VickyMore…

1. Our business-friendly tax structure provides one of the most favorable tax environments in the nation. 2. Palm Beach County is centrally located withinMore…

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