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Economic Regions
September 2, 2017

Economic Regions

Austerity and the slow recovery of European city-regions The 2008 global economic crisis has been the most severe recession since the Great Depression. Notwithstanding its dramatic effects, cross-country analyses on its heterogeneous impacts and its potential causes are still scarce Making space for well-being? There is a paradox at the heart of our lives. As…

regional economic development
March 16, 2017

regional economic development

In addition to Madison, the Wisconsin Economic Development Corporation (WEDC) has offices in Milwaukee, Green Bay, Oshkosh, Antigo, Eau Claire and La Crosse, ensuring that WEDC field staff are in touch with the communities they serve. Region 3 Counties served: Florence, Forest, Langlade, Marinette, Oconto, Oneida, Vilas Open Region 4 Counties served: Adams, Lincoln…

regional economic development organizations
May 27, 2017

regional economic development organizations

The Regional Economic Development Initiative (REDI), located in the Office of Research at Youngstown State University (YSU), was established in 1967 as the Center for Urban and Regional Studies (CURS) to act as a research and public service arm of YSU. The mission of CURS has been to integrate professional staff, faculty, students, and other University resources…

what is regional economy
July 11, 2017

what is regional economy

The Atlanta region has enjoyed tremendous economic growth in recent decades and has positioned itself among the most competitive regions in the world. Metro Atlanta has much going for it. It is home world-class universities, numerous Fortune 500 headquarters, and the world’s most travelled airport. But the region also has its challenges. Low-income residents…

economic development nyc
August 25, 2017

economic development nyc

Recent Employment Patterns in New York City from a Historical and Geographic Point of View - Based on quantitative research done by the NYC Department of City Planning, this analytical report demonstrates a decades-long shift towards the services industry. In post-recession NYC, 500, private sector jobs have been added and the unemployment rate is on pace to…

Regional economies
June 23, 2017

Regional economies

NBER Working Paper No. 23018 NBER Program(s): LS PR Public support of research typically relies on the notion that universities are engines of economic development and that university research is a primary driver of high wage localized economic activity. However, the evidence supporting that notion is based on aggregate descriptive data, rather than detailed…