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How Culture And Art Influence Economic Development

Jul 24, 2015  · It’s well know that culture and arts have been used to stimulate the economy.There are numerous creative industries and cultural industries that bring money in and move money around.

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Moving From Strategic Plans To Strategic Action Plans ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 18, 2015  · I would love to read more about moving from strategic plans to strategic action plans. This is a great short article, but I feel like I’ve just read the headlines and would like to drill down more deeply.

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Creating Place Value: Attracting And Retaining Businesses ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 28, 2015  · Creating place value: Attracting and retaining businesses and talent. Alison Berry, Community Builders / October 28, 2015. Tags: business attraction, business retention, liva, placemaking

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The Role Of Small Businesses In Economic Growth ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 22, 2014  · Small businesses litter the American landscape. From sea to shining sea, little Mom and Pop shops, along with businesses that each employ a few more than a handful of workers, provide a much needed service in the communities in which they reside.

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Back To Basics: The Fundaments Of Economic Development ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Dec 12, 2012  · Having worked in economic development and tourism off and on ever since I graduated with a college degree in tourism, I have taken many different courses and seminars, attended educating conferences, built a (offline and online) network of fellow practitioners and did my fair share of reading.

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How To Attract People To Your City (and It’s Not Just ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 21, 2015  · Labour attraction and retention is a key element of economic success. It can best be accomplished by advertising a city's strengths and developing its amenities

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The Latest Developments For The Deaf Community ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 14, 2015  · The deaf community faces challenges daily that most people aren’t so familiar in experience if you’re a hearing person. Technological and assistive developments have the ability to change how deaf people experience the world.

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How To Make Community Engagement Work In Your Community ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 27, 2015  · Community engagement is widely accepted as critical for the success of economic development initiatives. Yet, there are often substantial obstacles and barriers to achieving success.

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6 Cool Ideas For Rural Economic Developers ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 27, 2012  · Here is a selection of some of the cool ideas presented at a recent agriculture economic development forum organized by the Ontario ag ministry.

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EconomicDevelopment.org | Economic Development News & Insight

Posted: (52 years ago) The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (summer 2017 edition) The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful.

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Are You Going To Map That? Application Of GIS In Economic ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 16, 2012  · IBM estimates that we create 2.5 quintillion bytes of data every day. In case you’re wondering, that’s 18 zeroes to the left of the decimal. This data is generated from cell phones, governments, digital sensors in objects, the pictures we post …

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Urban Area Development: The Benefits Of Skate Parks ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 07, 2015  · Sometimes people may be quick to judge on the issue of installing an urban skatepark in their area. Contrary to popular belief, there are many benefits that may befall your community should they choose to build a skatepark in their city.

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Developing A Balanced Scorecard For Your Economic ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 28, 2012  · When it comes to building economic prosperity, economic developers understand a universal truth that building a strong economy includes a multitude of complex interacting factors.

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5 Best Marketing Strategies To Promote Tourism In Your ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 14, 2015  · Tourism is a booming business. While some choose to keep their little corner of heaven isolated from the rest of the world, many people recognize the monetary gains they could reap by opening up their area to tourism.

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8 Powerful Tips For Promoting Community Events ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 27, 2012  · Event promotion is an art. Or maybe it is a science. Actually, event promotion is a lot like gardening. You start with seeds of ideas. If you don’t fertilize those ideas with marketing and promotion, they die on the vine.

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Ethics In Economic Development | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 29, 2012  · One of the topics I have a lot of passion for is ensuring a high standard of ethical behavior in business. In 2009, I became worried about the direction of economic development advertising and promotion with the launch of the Nevada Development Authority’s campaign to lure business from Southern California.

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5 Types Of Business Support Every Startup Needs ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 30, 2014  · Even if you’re a tech startup, there are countless techies tasks you’ll probably need to outsource. Budgets are tight, and startup employees are famous for being forced to …

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A Buyer’s Guide To Analyzing The Financials Of A HOA ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 22, 2015  · When looking to buy a new home, there’s a long list of potential expenses to analyze. While some are obvious – such as the down payment or closing costs – there are other items you may need to watch for.

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The Higher ED Blog: Embracing Economic Development ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 28, 2018  · Reporting on economic development performance measures can feel like a trip to the dentist (my apologies to dentists everywhere). We know it’s an important part of your routine oral health care but we don’t look forward to the visit and sometimes even put it off.

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Exploring The Roles Of Different Governments In Economic ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 29, 2019  · Economic development is one of those phenomena that involve a diverse range of actors. It is a field where anyone can make a difference, be it an …

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How Traffic Congestion Affects Economic Growth ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 22, 2013  · There are many negative effects of traffic congestion, from increased stress levels to delayed deliveries, but stalling local economies may not be one of them according to a paper recently published by Matthias Sweet. In fact, for some cities congestion is more “good” than it is “bad”.

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Four Ways To Build Community Awareness For Your New ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 30, 2015  · The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (fall 2017 edition) The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful.

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How Growth Industries Help The Economy ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 22, 2015  · Anyone that knows anything about the economy knows that there are a few factors that go into economic growth. People need to be making money so that they can spend it.

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Engaging & Attracting Digital Nomads | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Jan 29, 2016  · Digital Nomad. The first time I heard the term was two years ago when a sibling announced they were going to become one. What exactly are digital nomads?Well, according to the Instagram posts I follow – they are professionals, with no fixed address, working from the most lovely locations around the globe, and seem to have a healthy obsession with carefully crafted and designed …

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How To Improve The Economy In Your Local Area ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 30, 2014  · As America experiences more economic decline, it becomes apparent that continuing to depend on policy makers to change the economic landscape for the better is wishful thinking.

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4 Reasons Drug Use Rises During A Recession ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 17, 2015  · During the recession of 2008-2009, researchers had an ideal opportunity to study the effects of a recession on people’s use of drugs and alcohol.

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Why Creativity Is The New Economy | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Oct 23, 2015  · Home / Workforce / Richard Florida’s Creative Class: Why creativity is the new economy and what it means for YOUR community

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Higher ED: ROI Of Community Garden | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 11, 2017  · For example, several studies have identified improved food security as an output of community gardens. I was able to quantify food security by obtaining food insecurity rates in Waterloo Region, applying a study on the healthcare costs of food insecure versus food secure households, and assuming participation at the community garden enabled one household to move from severe to …

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Fitness And The Economy | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 25, 2015  · If you took a moment to look at life, you would see that so many things that individuals do revolve around economic development. From what we spend money on to what we do in our spare time, individuals are either boosting the economy or they aren’t spending.

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Pros & Cons Of Relocating To Alaska | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 20, 2015  · Alaska’s economy is experiencing quite a boom lately. With the new gold rush, and the many National Geographic television shows that have been filming in and around Alaska, there has been a rush of income for the state’s economy.

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Why Do Fab Labs Matter? Here's Why | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 15, 2017  · What are Fab Labs? Fabrication labs, also known as fab labs, utilize flexible technology and equipment to make the design, creation, and distribution process of goods more effective. Microprocessors, 3D printers, CNC machines, and cutting tools, such as a plasma or laser cutter, are all popular technologies that are used in these fabrication labs. ...

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Economic Development | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) The Higher ED Blog: Economic development ideas and wisdom from Tweeps. Governments have approached social media with trepidation. While most appreciate the concept of social media and have set up at least one account, they have More…. Michelle Madden

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Fourth Pillar Of Sustainability | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 18, 2014  · Culture and Sustainability . The notion of culture as the ‘fourth pillar’ of sustainability has been part of the cultural planning and policy landscape for many years since articulated in Jon Hawkes influential The Fourth Pillar of Sustainability: Culture’s Essential Role in Public Planning.Hawkes set out a compelling case for culture as a fundamental planning framework that must be ...

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Top Four Factors That Affect The Value Of The U.S. Dollar ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 13, 2015  · Economic stability, growth, or failure is largely dependant upon the value of that country’s currency. There are several important factors that affect the value of currency, but what really are the most important places to look if you’re going to evaluate your country’s economic well-being? Supply and demand, trade and investment, inflation and interest rates, and sentiment and market ...

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Generation Z - What To Expect | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 10, 2017  · By 2020, people born after 1995 will account for one-third of the United States population. Many of these people are preparing to enter the workforce. They are finishing up university degrees, being trained at apprenticeships, and gaining skills at internships.

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The Benefits Of Apprenticeships | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 21, 2017  · Why are apprenticeships becoming such a beneficial option for employers, students, and the economy? There are a few reasons. Due to a shortage of workers in trades, apprenticeships are becoming more popular for students and graduates.

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Revamping Local Economic Development | …

Posted: (52 years ago) Jul 08, 2019  · There has been a boom in the interest surrounding economic development all over the world. Be it a village, small town, city, province, or even a country, policymakers and economic developers have continued to push through with strategies in the hopes of developing a strategy that marks a new era for economic development.

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How Owning A Pet Helps The Economy | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Nov 24, 2015  · Putting money into local businesses is a great way to help stimulate the local economy and one way to spend more money is to get yourself a pet.

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3 Common Diseases In Hunted Animals | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 08, 2015  · A recent article in Good Game Hunting noted a rise in Brucellosis in Montana Elk earlier this year.While it’s important to note that game hunting always carries risk, this increase doesn’t substantially increase risk to hunters if they take certain precautions.

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Higher ED: ROI Of Community Garden | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Sep 11, 2017  · Food. We all need it. But getting it to our tables is getting more complicated all the time. Carolyn Steel claims food is “one of the greatest forces shaping the world.” As populations concentrate in urban areas and the agricultural industry faces mounting environmental pressures, urban farming is stepping in. Vancouver, Toronto, Montreal, Calgary, and other major Canadian cities are ...

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Trends In Firm Entry And New Entrepreneurship In Canada ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Mar 17, 2018  · Rates for new firm and new entrepreneurship entry have been declining in Canada, since early 1980s for the former and since 1990s for the latter.

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Workforce | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) If the ‘gig economy’ is booming, why is ‘freelance’ still considered a dirty word associated with failure? “Freelance is kind of a dirty word now; it sounds like what you do in between jobs,” says Ryan Emberley, a 30-year-old society and celebrity More…. Sabrina Maddeaux

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Podcasts | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) CNBC Article about Palm Beach County’s Attractiveness to Financial Services Companies. The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter.

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Community And Social | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) The Higher ED Blog: Back to basics on public engagement. We know that engaging the public in economic development activities and initiatives is important, but let’s be frank: it’s difficult and takes skill to do More…. Michelle Madden

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The Iceberg Dilemma | EconomicDevelopment.org

Posted: (52 years ago) Feb 06, 2013  · I feel like the problems being experienced now are also the tip of the iceberg compared to workforce gaps anticipated in the future. Communities that start taking action on this issue now will be in a better position to manage anticipated shortages.

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5 Reasons To Consider A Career In Cosmetology ...

Posted: (52 years ago) Apr 09, 2015  · A career in cosmetology may be fun, financially rewarding, and personally fulfilling. An individual who is trained to develop the right skill set for such a career might choose from a variety of options, from nail technician to esthetician to makeup artist to barber.

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