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Trying to Capture a Community’s CED: New Dashboard of Growth, Prosperity and Inclusion Data

April 17, 2018

The new Metro Monitor 2018 reportby the Metropolitan Policy Programat the Brooking Institution includes an enticing tool for CED professionals: interactive graphs tracking the growth, prosperity, and inclusion of 100 different metro areas over the last 17 years.  For North Carolina, the areas includ … Continued

Five Possible “Game Changers” for Economic Development in the U.S.

September 10, 2013

The economic recovery in the U.S. has not gained enough steam in order to produce significant increases in private investment and job creation.  While the overall unemployment rate has steadily declined, the level of joblessness, particularly for certain segments of the workforce, remains very high. … Continued