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I’m in the midst of reading an excellent new book from the University of Toronto’s Dan Breznitz:  Innovation in Real Places:  Strategies for Prosperity in an Unforgiving World.  I’ve enjoyed
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We've got a new issue of our e-newsletter, EntreWorks Insights, out today. We're looking at the concept of the foundational economy as a lens to support a more inclusive economic
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When compared to other developed economies, in the US we do a very poor job of supporting economic adjustment, helping workers, businesses, and communities recover from economic shocks like plant
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Next week, I’ll be part of a team teaching the first ever training series on Entrepreneurship-Led Economic Development supported the International Economic Development Council (IEDC).   I’ve been a trainer for
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If you’re in the mood for some inspiration, let me make a plug for viewing the new documentary, The Place that Makes Us, which I watched this week on PBS’s
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An interesting and sobering new study from Germany’s Institute for Labor Economics (IZA) details how the COVID-19 pandemic has fueled anti-Asian discrimination in the US, and how such discrimination has
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We’ll be leading a few upcoming professional development programs with our colleagues at the International Economic Development Council (IEDC) over the next month or so.   Next week (on March 25
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Last year, I was fortunate to work with my colleagues based at Virginia Tech in support of a project known as Vibrant Virginia, a statewide initiative to build closer collaborations
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Like many, I’ve been musing a lot on how new ways of working will transform who we think about community and economic development.  There’s no shortage of material on this
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