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The Higher ED Blog: The art of seducing creative talent

Talent attraction has become a common objective of cities around the globe. The presence of artists, as well as arts and culture offerings in a More...

How Berlin Partner is driving economic development in the city

City Nation Place interviewed Andrea Joras, Managing Director, Berlin Partner, the public-private partnership that provides business and technology support for companies, investors and scientific institutions More...

New York City’s Lowline to be world’s first underground park

Instead of talking about the marvelous skyscrapers in New York City, they may soon be able to marvel at the Lowline, the world’s first underground More...

The Higher ED Blog: Newcomers are helping rural communities more than you think

Canada, as we know it today, was built on natural resources. From the early days of fish and beavers to today’s oil and gems, natural More...

Preserving history in digital form

Dan Solomon from co.create looks at how UNESCO is preserving history by capturing lost cultural monuments in digital form. Read full story

Role of virtual reality and technology in museums

Stephen Karmazyn from the Globe and Mail looks at the role of virtual reality and technology in the future of museums. Read the full story More...

The Higher ED Blog: Heritage properties are better economic assets than you think

Economic development is about progress. It’s right there in the title: economic development. In a field that is forward-looking by definition, it can be difficult More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (winter 2016 edition)

The Higher ED Blog publishes a quarterly economic development research roundup that shares new research practitioners might find useful. The series usually draws from Economic More...

The top 10 (so far) of 2015

As we wrap another year here at EconomicDevelopment.org, I wanted to highlight ten of the most popular posts from 2015 (so far) and thank the More...

Creating place value: Attracting and retaining businesses and talent

In a post-recession economy that is increasingly competitive on a global scale, communities are grappling with the issue of how to attract and retain businesses More...

Toronto library to roll out book-lending machine at Union Station

Checking out books from the library is about to get easier for commuters. The Toronto Public Library hopes to roll out a book-lending machine at More...

As the Pan Am party heats up, it’s worth recalling what we do well: Keenan

There’s an old joke I first heard when Tiger Woods was still a golfing sensation that sometimes makes me think of home, especially in the More...