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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.


Economic Emergency Program-Hoffman Nursing Home Closure
Completed November 2013
Local EDA/Organization: Hoffman and Grant Counties
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Brigid Tuck, Economic Impact Analyst at the University of Minnesota Extension Center For Community Vitality Ryan Pesch, Extension Educator at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality Neil Linscheid, Extension Educator and Program Manager for Economic Impact Analysis at the University of Minnesota Extension Center for Community Vitality
Project Description: The Good Samaritan Society currently owns and operates a nursing home facility in Hoffman, Minnesota. The Soceity recently announced plans to close the nursing home facility in December 2013. As the community of Hoffman considers this potential closure, city and county leaders will contemplate possibilities for the future of the facility and the impacts on their community. One of the ways the community will be impacted is economically. Decision- makers in Hoffman and Grant County need information regarding the potential economic impact of the nursing home closure. In response, University of Minnesota Extension has prepared this economic emergency report. This report is presented in partnership with EDA Center at the University of Minnesota Crookston.
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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