Economic Development

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<b>02/17/17</b> The 8th annual State of Entrepreneurship Address discussed the resurgence of entrepreneurship in the United States, but also that three …

Working 9-to-5 becoming less popular way to make living

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Durham moms build co-working, childcare space

As Tiffany Frye headed back to work after the birth of her child, she had a particular childcare arrangement in mind: A co-working space that offered …

The Best Job Candidates Don't Always Have College Degrees

Many companies find that skills-based pre-employment tests are better predictors of success on the job.<p>Last month, the U.K. office of the accounting firm Ernst & Young announced that, starting next year, it will no longer require new hires to have a college degree. Candidates for jobs at EY’s U.K. …


Why Americans are so nostalgic about the manufacturing industry

The fate of American manufacturing is back in the headlines, thanks to the bipartisan slugfest going on over the Trans-Pacific Partnership, the …

The $6.5 Billion, 20-Year Plan To Transform An American City

Rochester, Minnesota, is home to the world-famous Mayo Clinic. Will an ambitious new project make it a global medical-tourism destination?<p>One of the world’s best-known hospitals has a problem.<p>The Mayo Clinic is located in the small city of Rochester (pop. 111,000), about a two-hour drive from …

Urban Design

The Robot Invasion

If you want a sense of where the nation’s job market is headed, a good place to stand is inside the half-mile-long Skechers warehouse in Moreno …

American Made: The New Manufacturing Landscape : NPR