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Strengthening State Economic Development Systems: A Framework for Change

Quinterno, John

The Working Poor Families Project; The Annie E. Casey Foundation; The Ford Foundation; The Joyce Foundation; The Mott Foundation

2010

States regularly spend billions of dollars on economic development, but little of that investment benefits low-income families and communities, according to The Working Poor Families Project. This brief argues that states should consider the link between skill formation and job creation.