What @sog_ced is reading online: May 2019

What @sog_ced is reading online: May 2019

The following are articles and reports on the web that the Community and Economic Development Program at the UNC School of Government shared through social media over the past month. Follow us on twitter or facebook to receive regular updates.

Items of interest related to CED in North Carolina:

New research on social capital and its importance to community economic development and enhancing placed-based economic mobility into middle class. Interviews with NC community and economic development leaders & practitioners. http://bit.ly/2w8hjVW

Other CED items:                                   

Read this CityLab article on the Geography of Brain Drain in America. https://t.co/eRZmFPTy3k

Read about Houston’s vision for its Opportunity Zones: http://bit.ly/2JBg0XG. Cities offer these visions but it requires city ownership and financial feasibility analysis to execute the vision. Example of DFI’s feasibility analysis here: https://unc.live/2VocSk2

Last month’s edition of “What @sog_ced is reading….”


Compiled by Francine Stefan

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