This week’s blog highlights the implications of an export-oriented US, explores the oft-ignored US service export sector, explains the implications of the SBA’s definition of “small business,” clarifies realistic expectations for microfinance, and links to a McKinsey report on factors contributing to trends in employment. Comment below or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Get the last edition
This week’s blog is focused primarily on workforce development and different strategies for job creation. We also explore the boom of US exports to China in the last 10 years and the increase in entrepreneurship among young people. Comment below or send to email@example.com. Get the last edition of “The Latest in Economic Development” here.
This week’s blog continues our recent dialogue regarding advanced manufacturing and its employment implications, as well as the emotionally popular draw of professional sports complexes. We also explore the uncertain future of urban retail, “rural gentrification” in small cities and towns, urban revitalization in former industrial powerhouses, and a new program to help small wineries
This week’s blog entry showcases a successful approach to regional collaboration, highlights a proactive program for workforce development, explores a community-driven strategy for urban development, and makes the case that small businesses should be open to exporting. Comment below or send to firstname.lastname@example.org. Get last week’s blog here. Regional collaboration is usually big on ideas,
This week’s blog entry focuses on continuing trends in innovation, new international trade opportunities, a surprising university that churns out startups, and the implications of deficit reduction. Comment below or send to email@example.com. Get last week’s blog here. The harsh realities of deficit reduction are making themselves felt. Wichita, Kansas is feeling the pain after