Project Updates (Page 3)

Request for Proposal: Company Survey Planning, Management and Targeted Business Analysis
January 23, 2017

CREC is working with partners in Texas to mitigate the impact of defense spending adjustments and budget cuts on the state economy. CREC seeks the assistance of a well-qualified contractor to assist with Company Survey Planning, Management and Targeted Business Analysis. Specifically, the services requested and required must be designed for the use of the […]

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State Small Business Credit Initiative: Lessons for Federal and State Programs to Support Business Capital Needs
October 13, 2016

Different types of programs are needed to meet the wide spectrum of business capital gaps.  The states have learned a lot of lessons over the past few years in which programs meet which gaps.  That’s a key takeaway that CREC and its partners at the U.S. Treasury Department and Cromwell Schmisseur learned from a new […]

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The State Economic Development Performance Indicators White Paper
October 12, 2016

Given states’ pressures to demonstrate economic development investment impact, The State Economic Development Performance Indicators White Paper, recently published by the Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness (CREC) and Smart Incentives, examines commonly used indicators and provides guidance to improve and expand evaluation efforts. Developed from the Business Incentives Initiative conducted by CREC and Pew Charitable […]

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CREC Report to be Featured at Center for American Progress Event
October 7, 2016

The report that CREC completed for the State Small Business Credit Initiative (SSBCI) will be featured at the “Entrepreneurship for All” event at the Center for American Progress on October 13, 2016. You can find out more information and register for the event here.

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CREC Facilitates State Data Sharing Initiative in Washington, D.C.
September 20, 2016

CREC staff convened 18 representatives from five states for a two-day workshop on state data sharing, held in Washington, D.C

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C2ER Publishes Quarter 2 of COLI
September 9, 2016

The Council for Community and Economic Research (C2ER) published their second quarter update for the Cost of Living Index (COLI).

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CREC Facilitates Steering Committee in Momentum West Region
September 7, 2016

Ken Poole, John Marotta, and Andrew Conrad facilitate Steering Committee work session for 10-county Momentum West region in West Central Wisconsin.

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CREC Selects Five State Teams to Collaborate on the Data Sharing for State Policy Making and Program Evaluation Initiative
August 4, 2016

CREC has selected five outstanding state teams to collaborate with on the Data Sharing for State Policy Making and Program Evaluation Initiative, a two-year effort that aims to help states use privacy-protected administrative data.

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CREC Facilitates Meeting of 18 State Economic Development Leaders in Nashville, Tennessee
August 3, 2016

State economic development agency executives shared insights about the rapidly changing economic climate, issues of mutual interest, and strategies that each are taking to tackle common challenges.

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CREC Interviews Stakeholders in West Central Wisconsin
July 28, 2016

John Marotta and Joseph Jaroscak joined by University of Northern Iowa Senior Program Manager, Andrew Conrad, interviewed stakeholders from the 10-county Momentum West region of West Central Wisconsin.

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