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Assorted Links Tuesday

Supply chains, concrete, noodles, chips, friends, literature reviews, and cities.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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Assorted Links Tuesday
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Supply chain disruptions limit consumer spending: Amid widespread shortages and delivery delays, more than half of consumers reported difficulty procuring at least one product last month:

Housing, grocery and car shortages felt most acutely by consumers

Price hikes and slow deliveries alienate would-be buyers

Some categories are more vulnerable than others to losing demand amid shortages

We have way too many counties in America. Or do we?


Concrete and cement industries brace for demand boom from $1 trillion infrastructure plan.


Noodles to chips: Global capex booms as companies prep for post-Covid era: Corporate capital expenditure will jump globally by 13% this year, according to S&P Global Ratings, with growth in all regions and broad sectors.


America's "Friendscape" crisis:


Regional economic development and tourism: A literature review to highlight future directions for regional tourism research.


Ranked: The fastest growing cities in the US:

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Dane Carlson

Founder/Host of Econ Dev Show. By day: Director of Economic Development for Galveston County, Texas. Previously: World's first business blogger.