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Rutgers study: Millions of Americans with part-time jobs want full-time work, can’t find it

Roughly a quarter of the more than 26 million people working part-time in the United States want a full-time job but can’t find one, a More...

Data, data, everywhere and no one knows from where: Economic developers and their sources

Whether or not economic developers realize it, they are considered central sources for community data.  Constantly asked about population numbers, labor force statistics, projected industry More...

How green is the U.S. economy?

Are the largest companies in the U.S. economy helping or hurting the environment and society? After evaluating the largest 500 firms on environmental performance of More...

Canada’s economy to accelerate after sluggish start to 2015: RBC Economics

TORONTO, June 3, 2015 /CNW/ – The broad-based weakness that knee-capped Canada’s economy earlier this year will prove to be temporary with stronger performance expected More...

Toronto will be top economic performer in 2015, report says

Toronto’s economic growth will top that of its Canadian peers for the first time this century, thanks to a weaker Canadian dollar and a strengthening More...

CNBC Article about Palm Beach County’s Attractiveness to Financial Services Companies

The pitch for running a hedge fund from Miami or Palm Beach is hard to ignore, especially after another brutal Northeastern winter. Taxes are low, More...

Toronto’s working poor are moving to the suburbs

TORONTO, April 20, 2015 /CNW/ – A new report from the Metcalf Foundation examines the continued upward creep of working poverty in Canada’s wealthiest city. More...

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

The goal of the Higher ED Blog is to put cutting-edge economic development research into the hands of practitioners. We typically do that by giving More...

The tragedy of Canada’s census

What once was a mandatory household survey resulting in jail time if not filled out every five years has now become a voluntary survey, should More...

Fair Play: More equal laws boost female labor force participation

A recently released study from International Monetary Fund shows that removing obstacles that prevent women from becoming economically active if they choose to do so More...

Why big cities promote less innovation than they once did

Big cities have long been considered engines of innovation and economic growth. But, according one recent working paper at least, city size may not be More...

Closing education gap will lift economy, a study finds

The United States could add 1.7 percent to its GDP over the next 35 years (creating roughly $900 billion in higher government revenue) by improving More...