Documents/RSEDA

Redesigning State Economic Development Agencies

Strategic_Plan

Publication: 2012-12-01

Source: http://www.nga.org/files/live/sites/NGA/files/pdf/1209RedesigningStateEconomicPaper.pdf

This white paper focuses on what states are doing -- and can do -- to redesign their economic development agencies so that they are more effective. The changes implemented in states' economic development agencies should be designed to increase the productivity and sharpen the focus of those agencies and be evaluated against the growth of state economies.

Submitter:

Name:Owen Ambur

Email:Owen.Ambur@verizon.net

Organization:

Name:National Governors Association

Acronym:NGA

Stakeholder(s):

  • NGA Center for Best PracticesThe NGA Center for Best Practices' review of current practices and conversations with business leaders and government officials reveals that there are three foundational strategies that can greatly increase the effectiveness of economic development agencies ...

  • State Economic Development Agencies

  • ErinSparksCo-Author -- Senior Policy Analyst

  • Lucas PappasCo-Author -- Finance and operations associate at The Calvert Foundation