State Economic Development Bulletin – June 2022

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How States are Using EDA Statewide Planning and Tourism Grants

How States are Using EDA Planning and Tourism Grants Hockey sticks. Good for handling pucks but also for describing rapid revenue growth. Under the American Rescue Plan, the U.S. Economic Development Administration (EDA) was allocated $3 billion in supplemental funding to assist communities recover from the coronavirus pandemic and build local economies that will be […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – April 2022

Highlights in this issue include:

“U.S. Economy Grows Despite War, Pandemic”
“The Future of Work in 2022 and Beyond”
“U.S. Current Account Deficit Widens”
“U.S. Services Sector Gains Momentum”

State Economic Development Bulletin – March 2022

Highlights in this issue include:

“Russian War on Ukraine Having Significant Human and Economic Impact”
“Downward Trend in Worker Migration Continues”
“DOD Reviews Supply Chain Vulnerabilities”

State Economic Development Webinar

As more people are able to work from – and live – anywhere, states and localities are increasingly offering incentives targeting remote workers. The move to remote and hybrid work in response to the COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the trend, with dozens of new programs emerging in the last two years. Will these worker attraction efforts be effective? This roundtable will present findings from recent evaluations of two of the longest-standing remote worker attraction programs.

State Economic Development Bulletin – January 2022

Highlights in this issue include:

“Supply Chain Challenges and Economic Growth”
“Artificial Intelligence in Manufacturing”
“Worker Skills and the Digital Revolution”
“States see Employment Gains”

State Economic Development January Webinar

The recent supply chain challenges have spotlighted the central role that international trade plays in our state and local economies and the importance of developing a comprehensive international trade strategy. International trade is 12 percent of our nation’s gross domestic product and supports millions of good paying jobs. Please join the State International Development Organizations (SIDO), the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) and the State Economic Development Executive (SEDE) Network for a webinar on how state international trade development offices and Economic Development Districts (EDDs) can coordinate on the development of a comprehensive international trade strategy, including promoting exports, attracting FDI, and mitigating supply chain disruptions.

State Economic Development Bulletin – December 2021

Highlights in this issue include:

“Firms Fight Inflation”
“Weather and Climate Disasters Climb”
“U.S. Workforce Falls Behind in Digital Skills”
“How COVID is Reshaping Supply Chains”