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December 2, 2021 In This Issue Feature Video Series: Why Researchers Are Essential to BR|E Featured Event Center for Regional Economic Competitiveness and Synchronist Virtual Event: BR|E Driving Local Growth Acceleration Data Visualization Pandemic Recovery: Have North American Downtowns Bounced Back? Feature Synchronist Video Series: Why Researchers Are Essential to BR|E In research secondary data […]
2021 – Fall Edition In This Issue: C2ER Member Survey Results Save the Date! Beginner R Training: Data Science for Workforce and Economic Development Research C2ER Member Profile: Rafael Martinez We Are Taking Time To Give Thanks We are taking a holiday break for the Weekly Update. Next week there will not be an […]
November 11, 2021 In This Issue Feature C2ER and Synchronist Announce the Winners of the BR|E Benchmarking Challenge Featured Event Foundations of Economic Development Research: Introduction to Data Sources eLearning Data Visualization History of Veterans Day Feature C2ER and Synchronist Announce the Winners of the BR|E Benchmarking Challenge Click below to see our winners: Winner’s […]