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Economic Development Journal - Winter 2005

Fostering Emerging Technology Sectors in Arlington County: An Economic Development Strategy for Knowledge Creation and Innovation
by Heike Mayer, Ph.D., Terry Holzheimer, and Hal Glidden
Arlington County, Virginia, is going beyond cluster-based economic development by adopting an economic development strategy to foster emerging technology sectors.
Tags: Innovation and Technology, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Program for the Rural Carolinas: Philanthropic "Venture Capital" for Rural Economic Development
by Bonnie R. Renfro, CEcD
A pioneering model for philanthropic venture capital, the Duke Endowment provides funding, coaching and technical assistance to communities across the Carolinas.
Tags: Rural Development, Entrepreneurship and Small Business Development

Building a High-Impact Board-CEO Partnership: Leadership for Changing, Challenging Times
by Doug Eadie
Provides the reader with practical, thoroughly tested guidance in building the kind of board-CEO partnership that will provide the leadership that these challenging times demand.
Tags: Economic Development Organizations, Strategy Data and Analysis

Premises and Performance of Headquarters Hotels: Consultant Mis-estimates and Market Realities
by Heywood T. Sanders
The logic of the headquarters hotel has propelled a growing number of cities into the hotel business. However, there has been remarkably little empirical evidence assessing the performance of both a headquarters hotel and its adjacent convention center that sustains the notion of a hotel’s role as “catalyst.”
Tags: Strategy Data and Analysis, Tourism

Identifying Economic Development Leadership and Program Requirements: Connecting Economic Expectations and Outcomes
by Joe Gero, CEcD, EDFP
Identifies 11 key elements, in addition to community leadership and involvement, necessary in most communities to have the potential for a positive economic development program.
Tags: Economic Development Organizations, Analysis and Impacts, States

Aviation and Development: Living Together: Retaining Military Activity while Ensuring Regional Economic Expansion
by William H. Hoge
Highlights the steps taken over time by one community to ensure that aviation and development can live and grow together for the benefit of all for many years.
Tags: Analysis and Impacts, Federal

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