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“Territorial Assets” and the Latest from Richard Florida

December 4, 2012

Richard Florida has done more than perhaps any single analyst to bring attention to the importance of quality of life amenities and place making strategies in attracting talented, creative, and highly skilled people to a community, which in turn will fuel economic growth.  His influential 2002 book … Continued

The Talent Gap in U.S. Manufacturing

November 1, 2011

Jonathan Morgan is a School of Government faculty member. Manufacturing companies in the U.S.  have struggled to find enough skilled production workers for several years.  During periods of robust economic growth, the shortage of qualified workers is particularly acute.  In the current economy with … Continued