State Economic Development Bulletin – May 2020

Latest News   State Economic Development Officials Collaborate to Counter the Pandemic’s Impact (Pew Charitable Trusts). As states grapple with the unexpected and dramatic changes brought on by the novel coronavirus, economic development leaders are playing important roles in the emergency response. They are helping to ensure that health care workers have the equipment they […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – April 2020

Latest News   Regional Business Conditions and Long-Term Recovery from COVID-19 (Greater Washington Board of Trade). The COVID-19 pandemic is a public health emergency with far-reaching and severe economic impacts. Tom Barkin, President & CEO of the Federal Reserve Bank of Richmond, explained what the Fed has done to address the pandemic crisis and how […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – March 2020

Latest News Senior state executives representing more than 30 states joined a SEDE Network conference call on March 16 to share information about how they are addressing challenges from the Covid-19 virus. Several states talked about their strategies on many different topics of mutual interest. Notes on key issues and initiatives discussed during the call […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – February 2020

Latest News Comparing State GDPs to Entire Countries (American Enterprise Institute). The U.S. produced nearly 25 percent ($21.5 trillion) of world GDP ($87.2 trillion) in 2019, with only about 4.3 percent of the world’s population. Four of America’s states (California, Texas, New York and Florida) produced more than $1 trillion in output and as separate […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – January 2020

Latest News What the Experts See Coming in 2020 (Visual Capitalist). In the modern era, data and media are the new magic 8-ball. The jury is still out on whether we’ve gotten any better at anticipating the forces that will shape the coming year, but that certainly hasn’t stopped people from trying. Of the hundreds […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – December 2019

Latest News The Case for Growth Centers: How to Spread Tech Innovation Across America (Brookings and Information Technology and Innovation Foundation). The innovation sector has generated significant technology gains and wealth but has also helped spawn a growing gap between the nation’s dynamic “superstar” metropolitan areas and most everywhere else. Neither market forces nor bottom-up […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – November 2019

State Economic Development Bulletin November 2019_POSTED   Latest News * New State Data on U.S. Affiliates of Foreign Multinational Enterprises (U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis). Majority-owned U.S. affiliates (MOUSAs) of foreign multinational enterprises (MNEs) employed 7.4 million workers in the United States in 2017, a 2.8 percent increase from the previous year, according to statistics released […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – October 2019

State Economic Development Bulletin October 2019_POSTED   Latest News * The Future of Work in America (McKinsey Global Institute). Much of the research on automation has focused on the potential for job displacement and has taken a national-level view. This report looks beneath the national numbers to examine the present and potential future of work […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – September 2019

Latest News * SEDE Network Meets in Providence RI * Top economic development officials from nearly two dozen states met for SEDE’s bi-annual convening held September 8-9, 2019 in Providence, Rhode Island. The group was in Rhode Island for Sunday and Monday to discuss opportunity zones, trade and tariffs, urban and rural economic development, innovation, […]

State Economic Development Bulletin – August 2019

Latest News * SEDE Network Exclusive * How State Economic Development Agencies are Helping Companies Develop Talent (CREC) Businesses have been clamoring for talent for the past several decades. Though sustained low unemployment rates make the issue more apparent, the talent shortage that companies are reporting likely reflects structural demographic, organizational and technological changes as […]