Economic Development Planning

Blog post
March 29, 2010, 11am PDT

Planning magazine recently (December 2009) published a story on the benefits of economic impact studies for planners. Most professional planners have run across them at one point or another: they are used to evaluate economic impact and the effectives of various types of programs on job creation. Unfortunately, the article did little to also illuminate the pitfalls and weaknesses of these studies.

Samuel Staley
September 30, 2009, 9am PDT
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