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.
“Effective Jan 20, 2015, the U.S. Economic Development Administration’s work implementing the Public Works and Economic Development Act of 1965 will be amended with a focus on innovation and regional collaboration.”
“Even as Putin stresses the rhetoric of Russkiy Mir, a plucky little republic called Tatarstan is trying to brand itself as a land of ethnic harmony—never mind its bloody history stretching back to the Golden Horde.”
“As we come to the end of 2014, it's interesting to take a look back and see what has resonated most among the many economic development professionals who follow us. Here is a look at the 10 most popular economic development blog posts of the year.”
“A couple of months ago, my credit union sent me a new credit card in the mail because I had made a transaction at Home Depot and the retailer had been hacked. Apparently my personal information had been compromised.”
“Positive trends in real estate, both commercial and residential, seemed to solidify in 2014, creating more confidence in the future. While no one is predicting a boom, and caveats abound, most experts think 2015 will be better across the board.”
“Along with the unveiling of the much ballyhooed Central Business District and City Center plan, the city has a new marketing tagline and logo that will be a part of the unified efforts of the city and the business community.”
“Last month, a professor of economics at the University of California, Davis made some headlines by basically asserting that there is no American dream. It's a myth. He crunched the numbers, supposedly disproving it.”