Trade and Economic Development
focuses on the role of government to provide the appropriate macro and
microeconomic environments that foster regional growth and structural change to
enhance the community’s living standards.
is based on a long term growth agenda that outlines the preferences and
principles that govern a region’s growth objectives. Corner stones of such a
growth agenda are
policies to attract and retain targeted business in the region by defining a
business climate that addresses an appropriate tax base, credit provision and
for job creation and retention, measures to address structural change,
unemployment, migration and retraining.
provision to facilitate the flow of goods and information
to services such as natural resources, or medical and educational opportunities
Economic Policy Research Center seeks to be a resource in the development of a
development and growth plan by providing a platform for High-caliber economists,
industry and lawmakers to come together and establish regional priorities.
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