October 2022 — Over the last couple of decades, community economic development practitioners and researchers have explored the importance of quality of life on economic activity and population growth. Dr. Amanda Weinstein discusses her work on the importance of quality of life for Midwestern communities and shares what this might mean for a broader set of economic development policy recommendations.
- Improving Quality of Life—Not Just Business—is the Best Path to Midwestern Rejuvenation
- An Aggregate Approach to Estimating Quality of Life in Micropolitan Areas
- Gender Differences in Quality of Life and Preferences for Location-Specific Amenities Across Cities
- Creative Economy Summit Resources
This webinar was made possible, in part, by a grant from the United States Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration in support of the Economic Development Administration University Center at the Division of Extension, University of Wisconsin-Madison.
Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations are those of the presenter and do not necessarily reflect the views of the U.S. Department of Commerce Economic Development Administration.