Helping Communities Shine

Whether researching and implementing ways to shape a community's economic development plan or partnering to create ways to put people to work, CREC connects researchers and policymakers with:

     • Data training
     • Custom portfolios that aid regional competitiveness

Project Profile

Texas Economic Adjustment Assistance

University of Texas at Arlington
Start Date: Sep 2016 — End Date: Aug 2017

CREC is supporting the state of Texas in mitigating the impact of defense spending and sequestration on the state economy through identification and assistance to affected businesses, creation of analyses to aid economic planning for affected regions, and facilitation of high-impact entrepreneurship and technology acceleration activities in those regions. CREC will work with project partners and key regional stakeholders to map the state’s defense supply chain and collect qualitative data through focus group events.

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