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Expert Advice On Place Branding

An investment in knowledge pays the best interest. Quote attributed to: Benjamin Franklin There are a number of ways this website provides to increase your knowledge about place branding.  Two of the best are: Read The Expert Interviews Listen To The Podcasts With Economic Development Leaders I encourage you to take advantage of everything available […]

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2016 Political Insights

Politics is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly, and applying wrong remedies. Quote attributed to: Groucho Marx   This month (October 2016) Xavier University asked a series of extra questions on the ADCI survey about the current political atmosphere. The extra questions covered political leaning, where respondents get their news and […]

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Where is the American Dream Easiest to Achieve?

Brand America's promise is life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. But, the ability to realize the American Dream may depend on where you live. Xavier University has created a unique and robust statistical measure that quantifies the American Dream. These data form the basis for The Burghard Group’s annual American Dream States and Cities Report. This new Gold Standard designation identifies the few locations where a unique combination of assets, infrastructure, public policies and programs makes it easier for residents to achieve their American Dream.

Do you live in an American Dream State or City?

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