Microbusinesses are a proven job-creation vehicle and promote economic growth. An Association for Enterprise Opportunity (AEO) report suggests their size and impact has implications for local economic development. Kim Alleyne, at AEO, provides highlights from the report in this Economic Development podcast.
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Much of the wage growth in the United States over the last several decades has gone to the most productive (and highly educated) workers. A new Partners Update article looks at the implications for community and economic developers.
The October conference will bring together national experts to examine strategies and policies to improve opportunities for job seekers in today's competitive environment. Read Partners Update to learn more about this upcoming event.
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