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Food Processing Strong Industry Cluster for South Central Idaho

Food processing is one of the strongest industry clusters in south central Idaho, primarily focused in Jerome, Twin Falls, Cassia and Minidoka counties.

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Idaho Department Of Labor

Forecasting Madison County's Economy

Community leaders and economic development professionals are typically interested in the types of businesses that should be added to their local economies. Any answer comes against the backdrop of the existing business mix that is the result of a century or more of economic evolution and market forces. 1,478 more words

Idaho Department Of Labor

Lessons in Economic Development

I recently wrote an article on analytical tools useful for economic development.  The article discussed tools such as Location Quotient, fiscal impact and Shift-Share analyses and their importance to economic development.   498 more words