Project Updates (Page 3)
October 12, 2016
Given states’ pressures to demonstrate economic development investment impact, The State Economic Development Performance Indicators White Paper, recently published by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) and Smart Incentives, examines commonly used indicators and provides guidance to improve and expand evaluation efforts. Developed from the Business Incentives Initiative conducted by CREC and Pew Charitable […]
October 7, 2016
The report that CREC completed for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) will be featured at the “Entrepreneurship for All” event at the Center for American Progress on October 13, 2016. You can find out more information and register for the event here.
September 20, 2016
CREC staff convened 18 representatives from five states for a two-day workshop on state data sharing, held in Washington, D.C
September 9, 2016
The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) published their second quarter update for the Cost of Living Index (COLI).
September 7, 2016
Ken Poole, John Marotta, and Andrew Conrad facilitate Steering Committee work session for 10-county Momentum West region in West Central Wisconsin.
August 4, 2016
CREC has selected five outstanding state teams to collaborate with on the Data Sharing for State Policy Making and Program Evaluation Initiative, a two-year effort that aims to help states use privacy-protected administrative data.
August 3, 2016
State economic development agency executives shared insights about the rapidly changing economic climate, issues of mutual interest, and strategies that each are taking to tackle common challenges.
July 28, 2016
John Marotta and Joseph Jaroscak joined by University of Northern Iowa Senior Program Manager, Andrew Conrad, interviewed stakeholders from the 10-county Momentum West region of West Central Wisconsin.
July 27, 2016
Ken Poole and Catherine Katona met SSTI President, Dan Berglund, and NIST-MEP Director, Carroll Thomas, and the MEP team to kickoff another 5-year cooperative agreement with CREC in Gaithersburg, Maryland.
July 12, 2016
Jennie Allison attended the Consumer Expenditure Survey (CE) Survey Methods Symposium hosted by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) in Washington, D.C.