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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 Futures Workshop-Mille Lacs County, Minnesota
Completed March 2014
Local EDA/Organization: Mille Lacs County Economic Development Task Force
EDA Center Faculty/Staff: Brigid Tuck, Economic Impact Analyst Elizabeth Templin, Extension Educator Owusua Yamoah, Community Economics Intern Neil Linscheid, Extension Educator and Program Manager for Economic Impact Analysis
Project Description: The Mille Lacs County Economic Development Task Force was established in 2013 to develop a county economic development plan. The Task Force’s diverse membership includes representatives from the cities in the county, economic development and workforce organizations, the school district, the business community, the tourism industry, and Mille Lacs Corporate Ventures. To learn more about the county’s current economic situation and to explore opportunities for economic development, these leaders from Mille Lacs County particpated in the University of Minnesota’s Economic Futures Workshop on Thursday, March 20, 2014, in Onamia, Minnesota.
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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