Economic Development Tools & Techniques

Introduces a suite of tools representing the basic set of practices used in the development field. Presents a Wealth Creation framework that focuses on place, improving livelihoods, incentivizing collaboration, creating multiple forms of wealth, and promoting local ownership. Students work with web-based tools designed for use in a professional setting. Discussions are based on results from tools, their interpretation, and their meaning.Relevant to all students interested in the structure and function of local, state, national and international economic contexts. Assessment is based on a series of memos developed as students complete the tool assignments