Monthly Archives: November 2013

Microbusiness Can Equal Big Business

I spent my lunch today at the Aspen Institute for an interesting discussion on the topic of “Microenterprise as a Job Creation Strategy.”   The event was sponsored by Aspen’s Economic Opportunities Program and included experts from Aspen Institute and other … Continue reading

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What Works? The New Markets Tax Credit

In our continuing efforts to share effective tools for community development, we bring you . . . . . the New Markets Tax Credit (NMTC) program!   A new evaluation from the Urban Institute takes a deep and rigorous look at … Continue reading

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The Continued Promise of Rail Manufacturing

While media interest in high speed rail projects seems to be waning, the regional development potential of a revitalized railroad manufacturing sectors remains significant.  That’s the theme of a recent report we wrote for the National Institute of Standards and … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Global Entrepreneurship Week!

This blog post serves as an early heads-up that Global Entrepreneurship Week 2013 is on the horizon and officially runs from November 18-24, 2013.  GEW2013 is going to be bigger and better this year, and is set to take place in … Continue reading

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Connecting Entrepreneurship and Workforce Development in Maine

If you happen to be in Portland, Maine this Thursday, come join me at a community listening session sponsored by the Maine Legislature’s Joint Committee on Maine’s Workforce and Economic Future.  The meeting will be held from 2-6PM at the … Continue reading

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