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.
“My friend and colleague Erik du Plessis once observed to me that “survival of the fittest” was really a misnomer and that it should be “death of the least fit.” As he noted, the lion gets up every morning knowing that it just needs to be faster...”
Ed Burghard's insight:
Interesting implications in economic development. It helps explain why so many mediocre EDOs can be successful.
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“Maybe it’s the warmer weather. Whether the reason stems from a sunny climate or a more business-friendly one, Sunbelt cities are outshining all others in attracting people — and that includes Millennials, which are arguably most sought-after...”
“For years, anti-fracking activists have tried to argue that shale development poses “profound risks” to America’s water resources, purporting that it causes “extreme water withdrawals” or is “water intensive beyond anyone’s imagination.” But as...”
While it’s impossible to put a dollar value on towering peaks, pristine forests and America’s cultural history, a new report suggests that the country’s national parks have an economic impact that extends beyond their boundaries.
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