Top Ten Most Innovative Economic Development Initiatives Announced by Brookings Institution, Rockefeller Foundation

January 18, 2013 | Categories: America Makes News

The Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program and The Rockefeller Foundation today released the second annual list of top ten initiatives around the country that show the most promise for creating jobs, growing regional economies, and boosting global competitiveness in 2013.

This year’s list of “Innovations to Watch” represents the most forward-thinking and effective solutions that are now being implemented by America’s states and metropolitan areas in the arenas of low carbon, exports, human capital, innovation, and governance. The innovations are part of the Brookings-Rockefeller Project on State and Metropolitan Innovation, which presents fiscally-responsible state policies and practical metropolitan-led solutions that leaders can use to move toward the next economy.

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