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Economic Development Journal - Spring 2007

Defining Economic Development Leadership for the 21st Century Global Economy
by Ioanna T. Morfessis, Ph.D.
Four highly distinguished leaders provide their unique and instructive viewpoints and case studies of the roles that their respective organizations have assumed in advancing Arizona’s economic standing and competitiveness in the globalized world.
Tags: Economic Development Organizations, States

Population Growth in Arizona: The Limitations of Land and Infrastructure
by Marshall A. Worden and David A. de Kok
Despite its limited water supply, constrained land availability, and underdeveloped transportation system, Arizona has successfully managed to become one of the fastest growing states in the country.
Tags: Sustainability, Analysis and Impacts

Driving Arizona's Global Economy
by Barry Broome
The Arizona Global Network (AGN) is a statewide program designed to attract foreign direct investment into Arizona.
Tags: International, Innovation and Technology, Business Attraction and Marketing

Partnerships Which Changed the Course of the Bioindustry in Arizona
by Michele Pino, CEcD and Paul Katsenes, CEcD
Arizona’s strategic efforts to become a national leader in bioscience and develop a world class research base are a result of using textbook economic development principles and practices, those of collaboration and stewardship.
Tags: Strategy Data and Analysis, Business Attraction and Marketing, Innovation and Technology

Housing Affordability and Workforce Housing Initiatives
by Ronald J. Gunderson, Ph.D.
Given today’s fiscal realities as well as public perception surrounding affordable housing, there is little mystery as to why this issue has become one of the top concerns in the profession as well as for communities, businesses, and households in many localities.
Tags: Workforce, Analysis and Impacts

Economic and Workforce Development - K through 12 Education Issues
by Richard K. Delano and Katherine C. Hutton
The career academy is one of the most successful education-based models for developing the skills required for today’s workforce and developing a workforce that meets the needs of the local business community.
Tags: Strategy Data and Analysis, Workforce

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