Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Contrarian Take on the Gig Economy

I spent this morning at the Economic Policy Institute to hear from a panel offering a less glowing and more contrarian take on the gig or sharing economy.  The panel included presentations from EPI’s Lawrence Mishel and Steven Hill, author … Continue reading

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POWER+: Round 1 and Beyond

Today, the White House announced the first round of grants and investments under its Partnerships for Opportunity and Workforce and Economic Revitalization (POWER) Initiative.  This effort is designed to help coal-reliant communities develop new strategies to help diversify their economies … Continue reading

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The Distributed Conference: New Tools to Engage Rural Regions

Congratulations to my colleagues at Washington State University’s Extension Program who were just selected as one of five winners of the University Economic Development Association’s (UEDA) Awards of Excellence.   The WSU team won for their Pathways to Rural Prosperity Conference, … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights October 2015

The latest edition of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available. This issue looks at new practices for managing and ensuring the effectiveness of economic development incentives.    You can subscribe and access our archive of past issues here.

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