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Where ‘eds and meds’ industries could become a liability

Richard Florida / November 28, 2013 / www.theatlanticcities.com

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Where ‘eds and meds’ industries could become a liability

Health care and education, otherwise known as the “eds and meds” industries, are attractive targets for economic development, particularly in communities shifting away from a focus on manufacturing. In this article for The Atlantic Cities,  Richard Florida takes a look at why a reliance on these industries may be more risky than is conventionally thought.

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One response to “Where ‘eds and meds’ industries could become a liability”

  1. […] Florida recently wrote and interesting discussion about the focus of  “eds and meds” in economic development. Jim Russell at the Sustainable Cities Collective takes another look at this topic with a focus […]