Economic Development creates the conditions for economic growth and improved quality of life by expanding the capacity of individuals, firms, and communities to maximize the use of their talents and skills to support innovation, lower transaction costs, and responsibly produce and trade valuable goods and services.
Economic Development requires effective, collaborative institutions focused on advancing mutual gain for the public and the private sector. Economic Development is essential to ensuring our economic future.
Assistant Secretary Williams Interviewed by SiriusXM Urban Views Host Maggie Linton (MP3)
SiriusXM Urban Views Host Maggie Linton (2/3/15)
U.S. can rejuvenate manufacturing -- and here's how, federal official says
Charlotte Business Journal (2/25/15)
Jay Williams Interview: NewsOneNow with Roland Martin
NewsOne for Black America (2/3/2015)
Celebrating innovation at CBJ's Advanced Manufacturing Awards
Charlotte Business Journal (2/26/2015)
Recording Now Available for CEDS Content Guidelines Webinar
National Association of Development Organizations (NADO)