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The Iowan Project wants to identify skilled tech workers who have left the state:


A lot of young professionals dream of leaving their hometowns after graduating high school or college in search of broader career opportunities or new lifestyles. It seems like an inevitable thing. However, ...


Colorado Film Office seeks rural involvement:


County working on promotional ideas for catching filmmakers' attention The Logan County Commissioners heard from Film Commissioner Donald Zuckerman and Program Manager Taylor Tschida with the Colorado ...


Stockton, CA Gets Ready to Experiment With Universal Basic Income:


Wage stagnation. Rising housing prices. Loss of middle-class jobs. The looming threat of automation. These are some of the problems facing Stockton and its residents, but the city's mayor, Michael Tubbs, ...


Startup hub reflects Macron's changing French economy:


For a glimpse at President Emmanuel Macron's vision for the new French economy, look no farther than Station F. Entrepreneurs don virtual reality goggles and share ideas with business angels in this ...


Icelanders are super creative. Here's why:


New research examines what makes the people of Iceland so creative--and how the United States could adopt some of those factors. By many international measures, Iceland is a leader in innovation and ...
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Vermont Bill Aims to Draw in Blockchain Business and Study Remote Citizenship:




Wisconsin launches ad blitz to lure Chicago's 'disillusioned' millennials:


Wisconsin has launched a $1 million marketing blitz to convince Chicago millennials to trade their hot dogs for brats and move north of the border. The campaign's message -- in social media, online ...


Aggressive New 'Housing-First Policy' Proposed in California State Legislature:


California Needs a Housing-First Agenda: My 2018 Housing Package Last year, California began a pivot from a housing-last policy to a housing-first policy. After a half century of bad housing policy--policy ...


Iceland just made it illegal to pay men more than women for the same job:


Back in March, Iceland introduced legislation that made it illegal to pay men more than women for the same job. With the start of the New Year, the new law has gone into effect, per Al Jazeera. Now, the ...


Economic development roadmap for bioscience in Iowa identifies four platforms :


Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg, along with representatives from the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) and Iowa Innovation Council (IIC), released an economic development roadmap for ...


West Virginia Elk Herd Inspires Hopes of Economic Renewal, if not Ecological Redemption:


The Mountain State's reintroduced elk herd has survived its first year on the grassy habitat of old strip mines. Hunters and businesspeople look forward to the day when the animal's numbers are sufficient ...


Scotland Is Set to Run Pilot Universal Basic Income Schemes:




"We don't want you here": Amsterdam, Europe's weed capital, pushes back on overtourism:


"If the only reason for you to visit Amsterdam is to get loaded, to get stoned out of your mind, look, we can't hold you back from coming, but we don't want you here," says alderman Udo Kock The ...


Worker shortage will hold back Colorado's economic growth in 2018, CU economists predict:




San Francisco was the place to be for people in tech. Then it wasn't.:


Jeanna Barrett had spent the last 20 months in Seattle helping grow a location-based mobile app. In April 2011, Groupon acquired the startup, and it declined to keep her on staff. Fine by her. "I ...


Israel: An Innovation Powerhouse With Exponential Growth Potential:


Israel is a world leader in the development of innovative products and services with companies that are advancing scientific research and enhancing every sector of the global economy. Ranked highly in ...


China Is Set to Implement a System of Ranking Its Citizens:


The government also says the SCS will "allow the trustworthy to roam everywhere under heaven while making it hard for the discredited to take a single step." China's government will implement a nationwide ...


"I really miss the Colorado I had growing up." Former Coloradans explain why they left.:




Deep in the Desert, an Experiment in Economic Development:




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Why are Millennials Flocking to These Small Cities? Ready or Not, Here We Come:




States' ability to thrive in new economy measured:


While traditional economic development within the states has shifted to an economy more reliant on innovation, many policy discussions remain mired in acknowledging just some of the more recognized ...


New law bans California employers from asking applicants their prior salary:


California employers can no longer ask job applicants about their prior salary and -- if applicants ask -- must give them a pay range for the job they are seeking, under a new state law that takes effect ...


Meet the specialists - Israel's newest generation of VCs:


A new trend in Israeli VC funding sees specialist VCs focusing their shekels on emerging sectors ranging from aging, to social impact, wellness and transportation. By Abigail Klein Leichman https://www.israel21c.org/meet-the-specialists-israels-newest-generation-of-vcs/ *** Israel ...


5 U.S. Cities Luring Tech Talent Away From Silicon Valley:




Raton tries to rise again - A former coal mining town takes measured approach to economic recovery.:


"It's not going to happen fast, but we have some core people coming back. We have new families moving in," she said. "I don't think I could be anywhere else," Feldman said. "Raton is going so many ...


Illinois Office of Tourism to expand to Mexico and China:


The Illinois Office of Tourism will open offices in China and Mexico to attract foreign visitors and help boost the state's tourism industry, officials announced Monday. The government agency will ...


Northern California Center for Economic Developement Monthly Newsletter | October 2017:


In our October newsletter, our monthly Region at a Glance features projected estimates for the disabled veteran population by generation between the years 2017 and 2037. The CED's Map of the Month gives ...


Tony Fadell's Next Act? Taking on Silicon Valley--From Paris:


"If you're launching a startup today, don't go to Silicon Valley if you're not from there," Fadell tells a group of students. "Don't do it!" By all means, when you come to Paris, you should definitely ...


In rural New Mexico, a new brewery founded by former Missoula residents Marianne Blaue and John Masterson creates momentum - Truth or Consequences looks for ways to attract a new generation of entrepreneurs:


"We developed a crush on the town." John Masterson - Truth or Consequences Brewery http://www.torc.beer/ Marianne Blaue and John Masterson discovered Truth or Consequences, New Mexico, by accident ...

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