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Millennial Men Leave Perplexing Hole in a Hot U.S. Labor Market - Bloomberg
Ten years after the Great Recession, 25- to 34-year-old men are lagging in the workforce more than any other age and gender demographic.
Around-the-web  this-week-440  labor  workforce  jobs  millennials 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Recent Research: Close look at manufacturing helps shape policy and practice - SSTI
Because manufacturing clusters tend to have a larger impact on innovation at smaller scales, cluster policies might be more effective if they also consider proximity.
economic-development  industry-clusters  government-policy  Around-the-web  this-week-440 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Six Emerging Startup Ecosystems in the United States - Startup Genome
Startups in Springfield (MA) sell to global markets at a surprisingly high rate. Founders in Albuquerque and New Orleans enjoy supportive local cultures. Reno and Fresno welcome entrepreneurs from elsewhere. Hartford has high shares of female and immigrant founders.
small-business  startup  innovation-hubs  Metros  Around-the-web  this-week-440 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
National Center For Manufacturing Sciences & US Army Research Laboratory Are Collaborating - CleanTechnica
The National Center for Manufacturing Sciences (NCMS) and the US Army Research Laboratory in Aberdeen are collaborating to launch the Advanced Manufacturing, Materials, and Processes (AMMP) program. The new program is intended to support US manufacturers with their large-scale additive manufacturing (3D printing) projects. 
public-private-partnerships  industry-organizations  research&development  research-commercialization  additive-manufacturing  3D-printing  Around-the-web  this-week-440 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Brexit could cause 'serious damage' for foreign investment into the UK - CNBC
Foreign investment into the U.K. has fallen by 19 percent since the Brexit vote in 2016, a new study has found.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  FDI  business-globalization  england  united-kingdom 
november 2018 by areadevelopment
Siemens India: Betting big on digitalisation - Fortune India
Harnessing digitalisation to optimise manufacturing is what will drive growth, and Siemens India says despite macro economic challenges facing India, the opportunities in the space are immense.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  manufacturing  advanced-industries  advanced-manufacturing  advanced-technology  3D-printing  india  business-globalization 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Hollywood of the south: Atlanta's film industry got so big it built its own neighborhood - The Guardian
Pinewood Atlanta Studios is the largest purpose-built studio outside Hollywood – with a new neighborhood under construction to house the thousands of people who work there.
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  economic-development  jobs  clusters  film  Atlanta  Georgia  south-atlantic 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
Walmart to transform supercenters into 'town centers' - Retail Dive
Walmart plans to lease underutilized land and parking acreage to restaurants, gyms and other businesses to create community centers built around its sprawling supercenters
this-week-440  Around-the-web  Matt  walmart  retail  e-commmerce  ecommerce  quality-of-life  economic-development  commercial-real-estate  real-estate 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
CO2-sucking factories could anchor a new, clean economy
Since they can be placed anywhere, the engines of the growing carbon-capture industry could help create more jobs across the globe.
Around-the-web  Matt  jobs  this-week-440 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
How Your School Affects Where You Live - Emsi
Where do graduates move after college? Ivy League grads move to the big cities. Community college grads stay close to home. But what about everyone else?
diaspora  workforce-mobility  labor  demographics  Around-the-web  this-week-440 
october 2018 by areadevelopment
How the Shift to IT-Enabled Vehicles Plays to America’s Competitive Strengths - ITIF
Connected and autonomous vehicles rely on IT hardware and software, an area where the United States has a competitive advantage globally. Congress and the administration should help U.S. industry press that advantage not with auto tariffs, but with more robust innovation policies.
competitiveness  automotive-industry  autonomous-vehicles  internet-of-things  Around-the-web  this-week-440 
october 2018 by areadevelopment

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