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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study

How JobsEQ Helped Northwest Arkansas Bring 20,000 Visitors to Their Career Website

Before JobsEQ: Struggling to Match Job Seekers with Real-Time Jobs   For over 30 years, the Northwest Arkansas Council has helped shape the development of Northwest Arkansas, a three-county region...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study

How Zanesville Muskingum County Used JobsEQ to Win a $3.1 Million State Grant

The Problem Zanesville Muskingum County Port Authority (ZMCPA) is responsible for the economic development of Zanesville-Muskingum County, Ohio, a top Micropolitan Community less than an hour from...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Analysis

Can JobsEQ Get To Our Little Town Level?

Can cities and towns, especially smaller ones, get accurate labor market information? If you work for a town or city, you know the frustration. Finding labor data for a county or metropolitan area is...
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Economic Development, 
Site Selection

Top 3 Locations for Wind Farms in the USA

President-elect Biden has promised to invest $400 billion over ten years in clean energy and innovation.[1] That means there may soon be extensive funding available for renewable energy firms looking...
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Economic Development, 
Forecasting, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Creating an Economic Forecast for the City of Bristol

The Problem  The City of Bristol rests on the border of Virginia and Tennessee, just miles away from Bristol, TN and Kingsport, TN. Although the City of Bristol is small, its elected officials are...
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Economic Development, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Identifying Peer Regions with Evansville Regional Business Committee

  The Problem   The Evansville Regional Business Committee (ERBC) is a coalition of business partners with an ambitious goal: make Southwest Indiana the talent and economic region of choice in the...
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Economic Development, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Not a Study to Put on the Shelf: Chmura’s Labor Market Analysis for Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce

The Problem The Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce in Alabama serves as the lead economic development engine for the City of Mobile and Mobile County. But in order for Mobile to continue to develop, a...
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Economic Development, 
JobsEQ, 
Case Study, 
Consulting

Chmura Helps the Greater Richmond Partnership Bring Jobs to Richmond

  The Problem   The Greater Richmond Partnership (GRP) is the lead regional economic development organization for the City of Richmond and the counties of Chesterfield, Hanover and Henrico in...
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Economic Development, 
Site Selection, 
Covid-19, 
Economic Impact

Working More From Home Has Impacts for Economic Development, Site Selection, and Urban Planning

This article was published in the Richmond Times Dispatch on July 8, 2020.     Working from home was already becoming more common, but the COVID-19 crisis forced many employers to quickly alter...
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