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Economic Development

Featured Contributor: Ed Morrison

In this edition of our Featured Contributor series, I had the opportunity to chat to Ed Morrison about his work in the economic development field. More...

Community and Social Development
International Development

South Africa education gets e-learning digital makeover

Sean Robson at BBC News takes a look at how some publishers are trying to reach young audiences in South Africa through digital content and other e-learning initiatives More...

Business Support
Workforce Development

How to attract top tech talent in the middle of nowhere

Imriel Morgan at The Huffington Post takes a look at how companies can attract top tech talent to their area when they’re not located in a major More...

Cultural Development

The arts and culture as economic drivers: Ideas and US best practices

A series of reports have focused on the role of cultural resources in advancing economic and broader community development agendas. Rust Belt to Artists Belt: Challenges More...

Green Economy
Technology and Innovation

The robots are coming, but are they really taking our jobs?

Adrienne LaFrance at The Atlantic explores the rather interesting findings of a recent study on how artificial intelligence will impact the economy. According to the study, technologists predict More...

Policy and Research

Value of college? For millennials, $17,500 a year

Allison Linn at NBC News covers a new report from the Pew Research Center on the earnings gap between young high school- and college-educated workers. According to More...