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Economic Development

Why repatriates (like LeBron James) are good for communities

I am normally a fan of Rustwire. It is self-described as a site “intended to consolidate thoughtful, constructive stories about post-industrial cities across the Rust More...

Community and Social Development

Toronto’s mixed-use boom coming to a ‘hood near you

Toronto’s mixed-use boom coming to a ‘hood near you

International Development
Business Support

Successful Entreprenuers of Palm Beach County

The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County hosted an Entrepreneur Luncheon on Thursday, June 26, 2014.  It was an event to recognize and support More...

Workforce Development

Getting down to the nitty-gritty on local labour market data

Recent weeks have seen much discussion around informing hiring demand by analyzing online job ads.  While this is not a new practice, it is important to recognize More...

Cultural Development
Green Economy

Here’s how the world’s biggest cities are tackling climate change

With the recent stall of the international climate change discussion, Ariel Schwartz at Fast Company discusses how some of the world’s largest cities are handling the More...

Technology and Innovation
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...