Other Resources

This white paper, developed for the State Economic Development Executives (SEDE) Network, describes state approaches and promising practices for rural economic development based on recent research findings and the collective wisdom of state economic development officials for improving and expanding rural regions.

This report explores how states can make it quicker and easier for entrepreneurs to launch a new business or bring an innovative product to market. The report focuses on how to improve the efficiency of regulatory systems so businesses can comply with the rules in a less costly and time-consuming manner, and/or partner with businesses to increase compliance as well as economic opportunity.

  • Integrating Equity into Incentive Metrics State and local experts and practitioners discussed emerging approaches to measuring and reporting on diversity, equity and inclusion impacts within incentive programs during the recent SEDE Network roundtable program, Integrating Equity into Incentive Metrics.