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Red Tape Review Commission

I have a new opportunity to communicate with a peer accountant who serves on the Governor’s Red Tape Review Commission. This is my attempt to put together some notes for the discussion: 801 more words

Economic Development

Dialectical philosophy and the Chinese language: what I learned today

A connection between dialectics, in which everything is considered to be in the process of becoming (something else), and Chinese language and Daoist philosophy. This is a helpful way of thinking when analysing economic growth and development, drawing on Marx’s method, which in turn drew on Hegelian thinking. 62 more words

Political Economy

Market Block Party Celebration Kicks Off Tomorrow

You’re invited to Celebrate at the Market Block Party

All area residents are invited to attend and enjoy the Market Block Party in Downtown Wisconsin Rapids, … 403 more words

Community Updates

Can Latin America Escape the Middle-Income Trap?

By Rick Doner and Ben Ross Schneider*

Most literature on the “middle-income trap,” widely understood as a core obstacle to sustained development in Latin America, focuses solely on economic dynamics and understates the importance and challenges of political coalition-building.  665 more words


Taking a Custom Approach to Electricity Needs for Relocating or Expanding Companies

Originally written for Northern Nevada Development Authority‘s Viewpoint | 2016 Edition

Energy prices, availability and reliable service are a big part of the decision-making process for a company thinking of relocating or expanding a business in Nevada.  481 more words

Economic Development

Governor Announces BAT Septic Repeal, Criticizes Transportation Scorecard at #MACoCon

Governor Lawrence (Larry) Hogan, Jr. announced the repeal of regulations requiring the use of best available nitrogen removal technology (BAT) for septic systems, criticized the recently passed transportation scorecard legislation, and discussed other priorities that he intends to the focus on during the upcoming 2017 Session at the close of the 2016 MACo Summer Conference on August 20. 1,066 more words


History Cast Aside

In the rust belt, historic demolition doesn’t just mean the loss of bricks and mortar. In many of these cases, the loss is an entire way of life.  415 more words