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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.


Upper Minnesota Valley NewcomerMarket Research
Completed December 2011
Local EDA/Organization: Upper Minnesota Valley Regional Development Commission
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Ryan Pesch, MURP University of Minnesota Extension
Project Description: Ryan Pesch (University of Minnesota Extension Educator in Moorhead, MN) presents his findings as they relate to concentration of newcomers to the Upper Minnesota Valley region as well as profiling the media most likely to reach those new housholds. This project met the needs of the newcomer project team by providing information to target potential newcomer families based on surveys of recent newcomers to the Upper Minnesota Valley.
EDA Center Involvement:
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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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