Economic Development

2017 Regional Report: The Southwest

Tech migration is bringing jobs and economic growth to southwestern states.

CFOs Aren’t so Sure About the Strength of the Economy

Any CEOs hopeful that Donald Trump's election will herald a golden age of strong economic growth may want to have a chat with their CFO.

2016 Regional Report: The Midwest

Governor Pence’s $1 billion plan prioritizes entrepreneurship and innovation.

Regional Report: The Southeast

Workforce improvement is increasingly the new face of economic development.

New Mexico Gov. Martinez Boosts State’s Business-Friendliness

New Mexico has remained in the middling ranks of state business climates for a few years, but Governor Susana Martinez has been making a concerted effort to attract CEO attention and company locations since she took office in January 2011.

Regional Report: The West, for the Most Part, is Growing

Reno is suddenly as hot as a firecracker.

Downtown Dallas is Focused on Revitalization and Redevelopment

In any city, the sound of sniper fire during a downtown rally could turn businesses into a ghost town for days or weeks. But Dallas is in the middle of a renaissance, and the tragedy appears not to be holding the city's businesses or its people back.

In Missouri-Kansas Border Wars Over Companies, Kansas Suggests a Truce

After years of skirmishes with his counterpart in Missouri, Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing a truce in the increasingly expensive—and evidently pointless—business border war.

California Company CEOs Being Wooed by New Mexico Governor

The governor of one of this country’s smallest state economies is touring the largest, trying to convince California business leaders they’d be better off in New Mexico.

Regional Report: Northeast 2016

A new approach to downtown development is reinvigorating the Northeast Corridor.
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FEATURED EVENTS

3rd Annual CEO Talent Summit
October 25-26, 2017
Orlando, Florida

Leadership Summit featuring Jim Collins
November 2-3, 2017
Denver, Colorado
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THOUGHT LEADERS

How to Respond When Bosses Misbehave

With all the bad CEO behavior out there lately, is it time to press reset?

Stops and Starts Along the Road to Globalization

Globalization hasn't stopped, it's simply on pause. What we’re seeing is not a reversal but a correction—a necessary rebalancing and search for equilibrium.

How the Org Chart has Given Way to the Network and Why it Matters

As they try to keep up with disruptive forces, companies shift their focus from human capital to social capital.

How Mark Vergnano Turned Around DuPont’s Failing Spin-Off

Stepping into a negative situation is never easy, but Mark Vergnano's step-by-step plan to turn around the company is proving successful.

CEO CONFIDENCE INDEX

Last 12 Months: CEO Confidence is on a Steady Uptick

Although it has dipped slightly in the last two months, CEO confidence made significant strides in the...

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