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.
“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.”
“Governor Rick Snyder announced an executive order creating a Department of Talent and Economic Development and also the new Michigan Talent Investment Agency. The executive order also restructures several state departments.”
“Way back in 2000, I remember that we did an 89-second version of a TV ad, but we only did it for movie theatres. Back then, no one was doing them on-line that early so we figured we were revolutionaries.”
Creating unique public spaces in cities can encourage citizen participation and transform placemaking values in that community. Here's five excellent placemaking projects in the USA.
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“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.”
“Governor Terry Branstad, joined by members of the Iowa Partnership for Economic Progress (IPEP), released the findings of the Battelle Report that lays out Iowa’s re‐envisioned economic development roadmap.”
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“This week, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) announced that New York will not allow hydraulic fracturing to occur within the state, based upon a newly released report by the state’s Department of Health (DOH), which claimed that there isn’t enough...”