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What Matters Most in Site Selection?

What Matters Most in Site Selection? | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
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Hint - It is not corporate incentives and tax abatements.

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Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators

Interview With The American Dream Composite Index Creators | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
Did you know that in different parts of the country the American Dream is viewed as more or less achievable? How easy is it to achieve the American Dream where you live? Creators of this new performance measure explain what their research shows.
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Ed Burghard's comment, December 13, 2012 8:24 AM
Learn about this new metric to measure performance of both economic development organizations and elected officials.
Viorel MIHAILA's curator insight, December 14, 2012 2:28 AM

Great insights! Thanks Ed!

Linda Allen's comment, August 14, 2013 8:07 AM
Hi Ed--now I have two great resources for your inspiration!
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Location Spotlight Of The Week: Joplin Regional Partnership

Location Spotlight Of The Week: Joplin Regional Partnership | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Business Facilities (BF) Magazine Numerous education and training facilities support the skilled workforce and competitive state and local incentives, in all three states, give companies options to find the best place for their operations.”
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Report: Income Inequality Most Apparent During Fifth-Grade Classmate's ... - The Onion (satire)

Report: Income Inequality Most Apparent During Fifth-Grade Classmate's ... - The Onion (satire) | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“CAMBRIDGE, MA—Explaining that such events provide crucial insight into the country’s distribution of wealth, a report issued Friday by the National Bureau of Economic Research reveals that income inequality in the United States is most apparen...”
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Expansion Solutions Magazine - City Unveils New Brand Identity

Expansion Solutions Magazine - City Unveils New Brand Identity | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“West Plains, MO -- The City of West Plains, in partnership with the countrys recognized leader in community branding, has unveiled a new brand identit”
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DETROIT VS EVERYBODY

DETROIT VS EVERYBODY | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“DETROIT – Every January, Cobo Center, now in the final stages of a $279-million expansion and upgrade, is the scene of the North American International Auto Show.”
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Business and Investment Climate in the United States: Local Economy, State Incentives and Growth Prospects

Business and Investment Climate in the United States: Local Economy, State Incentives and Growth Prospects, is an update to a report jointly released by CII and SelectUSA in 2011.
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Nobel winner Stiglitz: "American dream is a myth"

Nobel winner Stiglitz: "American dream is a myth" | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Economist Joseph Stiglitz says growing inequality has eroded chances for lower-income children to bootstrap to the top”
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Investment and the U.S. Economic Resurgence Panel Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Jeffrey Zients, Director of the National Economic Council at the White House, moderates a panel discussion on why this is the right time for ...”
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The Innovation Advantage Panel with CTO Megan Smith at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Megan Smith, CTO and Assistant to the President at The White House, moderates a panel discussion on the access to U.S. research and ...”
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Brand USA CEO Brief - April 2015

“A quarterly statement on Brand USA's marketing programs, platforms and upcoming initiatives to market the USA to international travelers.”
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How Growth Industries Help the Economy

How Growth Industries Help the Economy | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Anyone that knows anything about the economy knows that there are a few factors that go into economic growth. People need to be making money so that they can spend it. Spending gets the economy going.”
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How Small Businesses Create Economic Development

How Small Businesses Create Economic Development | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Economic development is a complicated subject. Everybody has an opinion on how best to foster economic development in struggling areas, and hard statistics on what works are difficult to come buy.”
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FDI in the U.S.: The Other Side of Global Business

FDI in the U.S.: The Other Side of Global Business | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A critical piece of the U.S. manufacturing sector is tied to global business, what we make and sell elsewhere and what companies from other countries make here. The increasing importance of exports to local economies, especially the manufacturing...”
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Share “The American Dream is a myth, says...” - NewsOK.com

Share “The American Dream is a myth, says...” - NewsOK.com | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“It has become increasingly difficult for Americans to climb the economic ladder, says Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel-prize winning economist. The U.S.”
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The millennial's new 'American Dream' - Fortune

The millennial's new 'American Dream' - Fortune | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Fortune’s Leigh Gallagher and Redfkin CEO Glen Kelman discuss how the real estate company is trying to attract younger consumers.”
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Joseph Stiglitz Slams U.S Inequality: 'American Dream Is A Myth' - The Inquisitr

Joseph Stiglitz Slams U.S Inequality: 'American Dream Is A Myth' - The Inquisitr | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz claims that income inequality is now so bad the American dream is nothing but a myth. He explained that hard work”
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U.S. doesn't own American Dream anymore

U.S. doesn't own American Dream anymore | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The American Dream is now easier to attain for people who live outside of America than those who live in it.”
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An Economic Development Majority Changes Everything

An Economic Development Majority Changes Everything | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Majorities matter. When an election creates a new majority of your elected officials that supports economic development, you know you’ll have backing to achieve your goals.”
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Maureen Krauss Discusses Regional Collaboration on Michigan Business Network

Maureen Krauss Discusses Regional Collaboration on Michigan Business Network | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“From: Michigan Business Network By Chris Holman April 21, 2015 Detroit Regional Chamber Vice President Maureen Krauss was on Michigan Business Beat with Chris Holman to discuss the signing of a new regional economic development protocol among the...”
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Investing in Advanced Manufacturing Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, moderates an armchair discussion on investing in advanced manufacturing in the United States ...”
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Infrastructure Investing Panel Discussion at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Anthony Foxx, Secretary of Transportation, moderates a panel discussion on infrastructure investing and approaches to successful public-private ...”
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Welcome Remarks by U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Jacob Lew at the 2015 SelectUSA Investment Summit

“The Honorable Bruce Andrews, Deputy Secretary of Commerce, introduces The Honorable Jacob Lew, Secretary of the Treasury, who delivers the welcome ...”
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Highlights of the 2015 Annual Energy Outlook

Highlights of the 2015 Annual Energy Outlook | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“Last week the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) released its Annual Energy Outlook 2015 (AEO2015). The report presents updated projections for U.S.”
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Tourism manager to enhance city's brand - Whyalla News

Tourism manager to enhance city's brand - Whyalla News | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“A new dedicated tourism development manager will enhance Whyalla's brand.”
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What Role Does Culture Play In Brand Building? - Forbes

What Role Does Culture Play In Brand Building? - Forbes | Strengthening Brand America | Scoop.it
“The role culture plays in building a sound brand strategy is more important than ever. Think beyond demo and psychographic insights.”
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