The Economic Development Innovation (EDI) Council will gather world leaders to reconvene for its first quarterly web conference on November 12th, 2014 to tackle critical issues in overcoming economic development challenges.
These five critical economic development issues delineated in the Council's 2015 research agenda include:
Bridging the Digital Divide
Affordable and Disruptive Healthcare
Federal Programs Related to - Regional Economic Development
Programs that provide technical assistance, venture capital, loans, loan guarantees or other forms of management support to encourage the establishment and growth of business and industry in a particular region of the United States.
Federal Programs Related to - Public, Society Benefit, General/Other
Programs that focus on promoting the effective functioning of government, public administration and public officials and support or provide services required for the effective functioning of society's infrastructure.