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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.


Kandiyohi County Business Broadband Survey Results
Completed December 2012
Local EDA/Organization: Kandiyohi County Economic Development Commission
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Ben Winchester, Research Fellow
Project Description: The goal of this project was to \'enhance an information infrastructure\' that will allow the Kandiyohi County EDC to establish communications with area businesses. As a result, existing businesses were surveyed to determine \'internet utilization patterns, interest in technology training, and satisfaction with the business climate in the county\'. A total of 405 businesses were sent surveys with 94 businesses responding.
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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