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Assorted Links Monday

Visualizing crude, supply chains, food prices, webinars, tax credits, and more.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Monday
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Rural infrastructure grants: The Transportation Department is trying to make it easier for states and communities to get federal money for major infrastructure projects, so it's simplifying the application process for three major grant programs that dole out a combined $2.9 billion.

National average office occupancy level:

Products and fuels made from crude oil:

Interactive map: Crude oil pipelines and refineries of the US and Canada

Jeff Finkle's last IEDC State of the Industry for 2022 is out.

A new world order is emerging for global supply chains: The world’s supply chains are becoming more like supply webs.

Visualizing the link between soaring food prices and political instability:

Car dealers are charging buyers more because that’s capitalism, baby: Car dealers are charging way over sticker price — and consumers are paying.

Recruiting jobs vs. growing jobs: New data and analysis reveal that new firms in Fort Worth create about 5.2 times more jobs than those companies that are recruited in a relocation effort.

Charted: State tax credits for job creation & capital investments.

A March 30 webinar will show you how to research and use data from USDA's Economic Research Service: The Agriculture Department's Economic Research Service provides critical data products, from the Farm Income Forecast to international crop trade trends, to poverty and hunger data. A new series of data training webinars will teach you how to find them, their significance, and how to use them. The first one, at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 30, covers Agricultural Trade Multipliers.

US oil companies have increased drilling by 60% in one year.

Cold email: Here's the best cold email you'll ever write.

US planned wind projects in advanced development or under construction


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Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas.