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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...

Land use planning and economic growth

In this daily podcast put forth by CATO Institute, featured speaker Edward L. Glaeser speaks to the fact that not enough attention is paid to More...

The 14 best startup cities in America

We are all well aware of the usual startup hubs that all the coolest businesses are popping out of ie. San Francisco, Silicon Valley, Brooklyn, More...

Can you have your green cake and eat it to?

Often environmental causes are considered a necessary burden.  While they may yield results for the future and the generations to come, they sacrifice potential benefits More...

Income inequality hurts economic growth

Did you know that income equality effect, and ultimately hurts the economy? With the gap at the highest it’s ever been, action is necessary to More...

The global economy is about to pop!

With 2013 wrapping up, it’s time for the economists to share their predictions for the coming year. Christopher Matthews at TIME takes a look at some estimates that More...

How are jobs connected to economic growth?

Daniel Altman at Big Think shares a recent conversation he had on Twitter about whether jobs or growth come first, something of an economic chicken and egg More...

Game changers: Five opportunities for US growth and renewal

New McKinsey research suggests the following  five catalysts to reinvigorate the American economy: energy, trade, technology, infrastructure, and talent development.  These game changers have the More...

Can Africa manage its own growth?

Michel Martin at NPR hosts an interesting discussion about whether Africa has enough business leaders to manage its economic growth. To help meet what it sees as a More...

More working women ‘could lift GDP’

According to a government-backed report, increasing the number of women in the workforce would dramatically boost the UK’s economic growth.  The study claims that if More...