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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.


Rural Businesses and the Internet: The Integration Continues
Completed July 2009
Local EDA/Organization: Minnesota Regional Development Commissions
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Jack M. Geller, Ph.D.
Project Description: The purpose of the study was to assess the adoption and utilization of internet technologies in rural Minnesota.
EDA Center Involvement: The EDA Center staff surveyed 689 rural businesses across all industry sectors within 9 rural Minnesota regions.
Download Report (602KB PDF)
Business Broadband Survey (366KB 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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