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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: How to Thrive as a Shrinking City

Depopulation, de-industrialization, and decline are words an economic developer never wants to see describe their community.  When they do, questions are always asked, fingers pointed, More...

The Higher ED Blog: 4 Ways Economic Developers Are the Key to Solving Global Issues

Climate change. Gender equality. Food security. War. Labour unrest. Healthcare access. It seems like the world is only getting worse. When you turn on the More...

Defeating poverty one cent at a time

The Numbers Ever since the United Nations set a goal to end extreme global poverty by 2030, the world has been improving bit by bit. More...

The Higher ED Blog: Why our obsession with impact in international development delivers the worst results

It is the eternal question: Is money earmarked to eradicate poverty making a difference?  Two decades ago the public, disillusioned over a lack of tangible More...

The four worlds of income inequality

Frank Jacobs from Big Think looks at how data from the World Bank was used to subdivide the world into four incomes. Read full story

Site Selectors Enthusiastic About Palm Beach County

A panel of four site selectors gave a positive endorsement of Palm Beach County as a place to do business during the Business Development Board’s More...

Digital Nomads: Coming to a Community Near You

Digital Nomad. The first time I heard the term was two years ago when a sibling announced they were going to become one.  What exactly More...

Business Development A Never-Ending Job

The city of Boca Raton woke up to the news that a third company, headquartered here, is in merger talks that could impact the venue More...

60 New Jobs Being Created at RADISE International in Palm Beach County

Governor Rick Scott announced that RADISE International, a Florida based small business that provides engineering and IT services, will expand its operations in Palm Beach More...

How high unemployment has eclipsed the plight of South Africa’s working poor

In the wake of the financial crisis and the ensuing period of austerity, there has been a renewed interest in the working poor in developed More...

Filling the ICT skills gap

Emma Okonji writes that the collaboration between Lagos State Government and Samsung Engineering Academy to train future-ready Nigerians on practical skills acquisition is a sure More...