While the miracle-or-myth debate matters, Brian Kelsey writes, looking at Texas through the lens of wealth creation provides a more nuanced picture than strictly looking at new jobs and population growth.
Data put in the proper context and communicated the right way can have a huge impact. That’s what the Portage County Business Council discovered recently when its region (and the state of Wisconsin) found itself poised to lose a growing local company.
Good data can be powerful. Good data packaged well and explained clearly can be even more potent. The MId-American Regional Council proved that with its latest report on manufacturing in Kansas City.
The call center industry has undergone major geographic shifts over the last decade. But the states that have seen the greatest call center declines have the strongest economies in the U.S.
With Analyst, EMSI’s data research tool, Troy University’s Center for International Business and Economic Development spreads integral labor market information to practitioners throughout Alabama more efficiently and with less fuss than it could before.
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin has unveiled a long-term economic development plan that focuses on wealth-generating, job-producing industries. The foundation for the strategy was an exhaustive data analysis – a months-long process that was simplified using EMSI.
Florida Power & Light announced this week the release of PoweringFlorida.com — an online resource billed as a one-stop shop for site selectors and a free market resource center for local economic development organizations in Florida.
EMSI recently released Analyst for Canada, a web-based labour market research tool perfect for community and public colleges interested in evaluating the workforces of their communities and surrounding areas. We take a look at Kitchener, Ontario, home to Conestoga College.
In this best practice, Kim Frazier and John Owen of the Dayton Development Coalition delve into how they perform some of the most challenging components that EDCs encounter with regional economic analysis.
The Pacific Mountain Workforce Development Area is home to the state capital, rich forestland, and other prized assets. But leaders there have not always fully understood how to use or prioritize those assets as part of a regional workforce/economic development strategy. A data-driven targeted industry study changed all that.