Indiana's new ED corporation

Friday, March 18, 2005

The board of Indiana's new Economic Development Corporation met for the first time this week. It's not yet clear, though, how the strategy of the corporation will move the state forward. Thusfar, the strategy involves the standard set of recruitment, retention and start-up generalities. Read more.

Disappointingly, though, the corporation appears to be focused mostly on recruitment. Learn more.

The corporation should be focused on supporting the efforts of the state's colleges and universities to accelerate economic development. See, for example, how Purdue is promoting economic development in the northwest part of the state. The university has opened the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana. Read more.

posted by Ed Morrison |

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