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Research Publications

Listed below are various publications from the EDA Center at the University of Minnesota, Crookston. Publications listed come from projects EDA Center faculty and staff have completed, works published in magazines/journals and technical assistance requests. Technical assistance requests are typically planning, research or technical projects that have a direct or indirect impact on job creation, business development or capital investment. All requests are reviewed by EDA Center staff, as well as the EDA Center Advisory Board; and those requests selected comprise our annual work plan. For more information regarding the EDA Center's RFA process click here.


Crookston Housing and Economic Development Marketing Study
Completed November 2010
Local EDA/Organization: Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Rachel Lundbohm, Lecturer
University of Minnesota Crookston

Ken Myers, Associate Professor
University of Minnesota, Crookston
Project Description: The Crookston Housing and Economic Development Authority (CHEDA) requested assistance from the EDA Center to develop a business marketing and recruitment plan for the Community of Crookston.
EDA Center Involvement: The EDA Center will conduct local interviews and evaluate past business development/recruitment practices. Based upon the findings, the EDA Center faculty will create a marketing plan for the CHEDA for implementation.
Deliverables: A report delineating the findings and the strategic plan will be presented to the CHEDA staff and Board of Directors.
Download Report (2936KB PDF)

This document was prepared by the University of Minnesota, Crookston under award number 06-66-05709 from the Economic Development Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce. The statements, findings, conclusions, and recommendations are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the Economic Development Administration or the U.S. Department of Commerce.

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