Dr. Mike Casson speaks to the Maryland Economic Development Association about revolutionizing economic development thru the Economic Development Leadership Institute (EDLI)
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Spotlight: The Economic Development Leadership Institute
EDA February 2015 Newsletter
Guest Column by Michael Casson
Director, University Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) Associate Professor of Economics Delaware State Univ. [ read more ]
The economic development challenges faced by the U.S. are often concentrated in communities plagued by low educational attainment, high crime rates, low income levels and limited financial and physical capital. These communities are disenfranchised and underrepresented in the public arena and can . [ read more ]
The 2015 E₵onomic Foreca$t Breakfast
No Crystal Ball – Just Facts, Statistics, and Expertise . . .
Come See What the New Year Holds for You and Your Business!
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The U.S. Commerce Economic Development Administration has awarded the DSU Center for Economic Development and International Trade (UCEDIT) a three-year $500,000 grant to implement an island-wide (St. Croix, St. Thomas, St,. John, and Water Island) geographic information system to map the. [ read more ]
The USDA Foreign Agricultural Service has enlisted a team of DSU faculty members to provide technical expertise in researching and evaluating ongoing USDA projects in the West Africa region.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture is providing the DSU faculty team with a $1.4 million grant over five years as part of its “Analytical Support Services and Evaluations for Sustainable Systems in Agriculture, Environment and Trade (ASSESS)” program.
The program is a partnership between DSU, University of Rhode Island and Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology in Kumas, Ghana.
Dr. Marikis Alvarez, associate dean for research in the DSU College of Agriculture and Related Sciences, is the principal investigator, heading a DSU team that includes: Dr. Albert Essel, associate dean for Cooperative Extension; Dr. Samuel Besong, chair of the Department of Human Ecology; Dr. Hankoua Bertrand, senior research scientist; and Dr. Michael Casson, director of the University Center for Economic Development and International Trade.