By Marian Kansas, Consultant
As the manager of The Future Of, Avalanche’s curated content website featuring new economic development articles and commentary each week, I spend a lot of time finding and reading economic development-related articles from a wide variety of sources. I’ve seen trending topics shift since we started The Future Of about a year ago, from the economics of opening craft breweries as a revitalization method to the impact climate change will have on our local and national economies.
Even though trending topics change as various economic, political, and cultural shifts take place, a few themes are consistently discussed among economists, researchers, and journalists regarding economic development. Here are the three trends I’ve seen surpass news cycles and receive continued research and media attention time and time again:Continue reading “Three Newsworthy Economic Development Trends in 2019”