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The 29 Things to Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

The stories Dane thinks you need to see. September 28, 2023 edition.

Dane Carlson
Dane Carlson
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The 29 Things to Economic Developers Need to Know This Week

Welcome to this week's issue of What Economic Developers Need to Know This Week, where we explore the evolving dynamics of our economy. Today's edition promises to be as refreshing as a splash in the pool.

This week we have 29 tools, stories, graphics, and charts that I think you'll find informative, useful, inspiring, and perhaps even humorous. Some are economic development related directly, and some only indirectly. 🤔

If you're wondering what to do with the info in this newsletter, send something to your board members. It will make you look good!

As always, if you find something interesting, please send it to me.


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1) To make your community better: think about what you could do to destroy it (and then do the opposite).


2) As the father of three sons, I agree:


3) After rising for much of 2023, consumer sentiment fell in September:



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