State workforce and economic development: opportunities for collaboration

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Author: Eyster, Lauren; Briggs, Amanda


State workforce and economic development interests naturally align. However, state-level collaboration between economic development and workforce development agencies and activities is not well understood. This paper explores opportunities for collaboration between state workforce and economic development, based on a review of the literature and interviews with state and local practitioners. It finds that there are many examples of state-level collaboration that support workforce and economic development goals and involve key stakeholders and relevant state agencies. Lessons from these...  [+] Show more

Subjects: Workforce development; Economics; Governance; Management; Employment; Providers of education and training; Technology; Research

Keywords: Economic development; Case study

Geographic subjects: United States; North America

Published: Washington, District of Columbia: Urban Institute, 2016

Physical description: 65 p.

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On cover: State and Local Finance Initiative

Resource type: Working paper

Call number: TD/TNC 127.899

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