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Develop This: Economic and Community Development

Mar 30, 2022

How do you build an economic development program that is helpful, simple to understand, and one that also has a significant impact?  Brandon Marshall, who serves as the Business Development Division Director for the Wyoming Business Council joins Jason to discuss that very question.  They talk building state programs,...

Mar 29, 2022

Jay Garner is a name well known in the economic development and site selection business.  His firm, Garner Economics, uses data to help companies and communities make better decisions and strategic action plans. 

In this episode, Dennis asks Jay about his new book, Economic Development is [Still] Not for Amateurs...

Mar 16, 2022

Declaring that education is about to reach a crisis of epic proportions is a bold statement.  In this episdoe, Dennis brings back resident expert Mark Perna to provide the context and support for such a bold statement.

We’re at a major tipping point in education. According to a recent survey, 48% of teachers admitted...

Mar 9, 2022

There is something special about our United States Capitol building, and professionals in the community development space often find themselves visiting at some point.

In this episode, Dennis brings on Jane Campbell, President and CEO of the United States Capitol Historical Society.  The organization was chartered by...

Mar 3, 2022

In this episode, Dennis brings on the current board chair of the International Economic Development Council, Todd Greene.

Todd Greene is an Institute fellow and the executive director of WorkRise, a research-to-action network on jobs, workers, and mobility hosted by the Urban Institute.

Economic developers are resilient...