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The diverse geography of high-tech industries

Richard Florida from the Atlantic City Lab explores the diverse geography of high-tech industries. Read the full story

The impossibility of reviving American manufacturing

Andrew McFill from the Atlantic looks at why it would be impossible to revive American manufacturing. Read the full story

The unequal geography of Toronto supermarkets

Shawn Micallef at the Toronto Star looks at the unequal geography of Toronto supermarkets that show some neighbourhoods brimming with access to nutritious foods, while More...

The Higher ED Blog: Municipal amalgamation was messy, but de-amalgamation is not the answer

For the last couple weeks, news outlets have been reporting that Peel Region may be on its way to a break up. Mississauga wants to More...

The Higher ED Blog: Barriers faced by immigrant women entrepreneurs

Longer life expectancies and decreasing birth rates have left Canada’s workforce in a precarious place. Immigration is often touted as the solution, but that solution More...

The Higher ED Blog: What’s new in economic development research (spring 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...

How vexillology can aid in your economic development initiatives

Close your eyes. Scan your mind. What does your city flag look like? Have you ever noticed it, or ever seen it? The flag of More...

BDB Announces Relocation of Ramatex International to MAangonia Park – 20 New Jobs

West Palm Beach, FLA –The Business Development Board of Palm Beach County (BDB), in cooperation with Palm Beach County and the Town of Mangonia Park, 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...

Life Science Industry Spotlighted in Palm Beach County, FL

Palm Beach County is home to 84 life sciences businesses, but more work is needed to build a thriving economic sector in the region, according More...

The Higher ED Blog: Twitter versus LinkedIn, which is more effective?

The increasing popularity of the internet has made information more accessible than ever, but it has also made disseminating information more difficult than ever. How More...

The Higher ED Blog: A new Walmart is not going to help your local businesses

Walmart is a behemoth: 11,500 stores under 72 banners in 28 countries. One of those countries is Canada; Walmart entered this country more than 20 More...