Economic Development News & Insight

logo-horizontal
More Economic Development Articles

The Higher ED Blog: Best of 2017

As the newly appointed editor of Higher ED, I took a look back to the Best of 2016 post to get an idea for ‘best of’ expectations. Our marvelous More...

NEW YORK’S WEALTHIEST ARE THREATENING A MASS EXODUS BECAUSE OF THE GOP TAX PLAN

Wall Street tax expert Robert Willens, president of Robert Willens LLC, has never heard more discussion from wealthy New Yorkers about relocating to another state with More...

The Higher ED Blog: How Niagara dug into the brave new world of marijuana horticulture

The legalization of marijuana presents an excellent opportunity for economic development practitioners given the increase in new business, investment, and job creation activity in Canada More...

Top Five Reasons Palm Beach County is an Innovative Hub for the Life Sciences

Palm Beach County’s life sciences industry is not only fast-growing, but extremely collaborative.  Here’s the top five reasons Palm Beach County is an innovative hub More...

The Higher ED Blog: Economic development in the Age of Uncertainty

Brexit. #StopCETA. Trump Terminating NAFTA. A quick look at the past year’s headlines reveals the high levels of angst and uncertainty swirling around Canada’s position More...

The Higher ED Blog: The birth of the circular economy in Ontario

On June 9th of last year, the Province of Ontario passed Bill 151, the Waste Free Ontario Act. It is considered to be the first More...

Top Five Reasons Palm Beach County is the Perfect Place for Marine Industries

Palm Beach County’s abundant marine resources and its strategic location make it a top location for the marine industry. Here are the top five reasons More...

The Higher ED Blog: Building a new tool to educate people on what economic developers actually do

Being in economic development, it can be a challenge when your employer doesn’t understand the role that economic developers play, or what value they bring More...

The Higher ED Blog: Understanding the world of planning

This week’s blog post is a companion to a recent seminar held in Waterloo, Ontario on October 20th by the Economic Development Program of the More...

Five Reasons Entrepreneurship Fuels Economic Growth in Palm Beach County

1. It creates high wage jobs. When new companies grow, they need to hire more employees. This is where economic development and entrepreneurship intersect. For More...

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. The series draws from Economic Development Quarterly, Regional Studies, the Journal More...

The Higher ED Blog: There’s more than one ‘I’ in innovation

Yes, we know how to spell it. We even know how to put it in a sentence (Sample sentence: Innovation is a crucial element of More...