Monthly Archives: November 2017

Stronger Economies in Coal-Reliant Places

As regular readers of this blog know, I’ve been involved for several years on a major project to provide technical assistance to America’s coal-reliant communities as they seek to retrain displaced workers and develop new economic engines.   A new summary … Continue reading

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Congress: Getting Serious about Evaluation?

The US Congress is not a very popular institution, and the list of its neglected policy work is pretty long.   As a program evaluator, I’ve been disappointed in the longstanding lack of interest and support for serious program evaluations and … Continue reading

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EntreWorks Insights, November 2017 issue now available

The latest version of our quarterly e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, is now available.  This issue looks at the question of how best to revitalize the economies of our smaller legacy cities.   You can access the newsletter and subscribe to future issues … Continue reading

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Made in Place: A Renaissance for Small Manufacturers

Economic developers are rightly excited about the prospects of restoring America’s manufacturing prowess.  These industries provide good jobs, good careers, and good spin-off business opportunities throughout the supply chain.  They can also contribute mightily to urban revitalization.  That’s a core … Continue reading

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Global Entrepreneurship Week is on the Way!

This post serves as my annual reminder to participate and spread the word about Global Entrepreneurship Week which will occur from November 13 to 19, 2017.  This year marks the tenth anniversary of the event, and it boasts a pretty … Continue reading

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