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November 6, 2012

Dr. Stephan Goetz of NERCRD gave a talk entitled "Promoting Self-employment and Entrepreneurship as Workforce Development Strategies" at The Future of Workforce Development: Where Research Meets Practice Conference, September 19-20, 2012.

November 6, 2012

As a way of diversifying local economies, many communities have adopted economic development strategies that support businesses of local residents. In a paper coauthored with Atlanta Fed economist Anil Rupasingha, Dr. Goetz discusses the growing impact of self-employment and its variation in urban, suburban, and rural contexts.