• Save the date for SSTI's 2024 Annual Conference

    Join us December 10-12 in Arizona to connect with and learn from your peers working around the country to strengthen their regional innovation economies. Visit ssticonference.org for more information and sign up to receive updates.

  • Become an SSTI Member

    As the most comprehensive resource available for those involved in technology-based economic development, SSTI offers the services that are needed to help build tech-based economies.  Learn more about membership...

  • Subscribe to the SSTI Weekly Digest

    Each week, the SSTI Weekly Digest delivers the latest breaking news and expert analysis of critical issues affecting the tech-based economic development community. Subscribe today!

Reversing Rural Americas Economic Decline

January 01, 2004

The Progressive Policy Institute report finds that fundamental structural changes in technology, markets and organizations are leaving rural areas behind. America must develop new industries with sustainable competitive advantages in order to prosper, the study concludes.

http://www.ppionline.org/documents/rural_economy_0204.pdf