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The Process of Foreign Direct Investment

April 3, 2012

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. An article recently published in Area Development provides a practical perspective on how companies make decisions about investing in plants, facilities, operations, and joint ventures in foreign markets.  This insight into the foreign direct … Continued

Boosting Exports as an Economic Development Strategy

August 17, 2010

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. One of the most fundamental theories of economic development is the idea that certain industry sectors will have a greater economic impact on a community or region because they sell goods and services outside the local economy thereby bringin … Continued

Countervailing Trends

June 9, 2010

Rick Morse is a School of Government faculty member. “Practical futurist” Michael Rogers recently gave a keynote speech at a Triangle J forum in Durham about how technological innovations are transforming society. It was an excellent and thought provoking speech. At the same time, I’ve also been rea … Continued