Community & Economic Development

August 7, 2014

 Massachusetts Lawmakers Pass Economic Development Bill -Now Awaiting Governor's Signature

 Complete Bill Here:

An Act Promoting Economic Growth Across the Commonwealth



The Northeastern University School of Law

Business Legal Clinic, a University Center

Rashmi Dyal Chand and James V. Rowan, Northeastern University School of Law faculty, recently published an artile in The Hofstra Law Review.  The Business Legal Clinic is funded through a five year University Center grant from the Economic Development Administration.

Developing Capabilities, Not Entrepreneurs: 

A New Theory for Community Economic Dedvelopment


Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy

MAPC has a Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) with goals for the region that include economic development policies and practices driven by MetroFuture, our regional plan.  The CEDS identifies barriers to economic development; calls out the need for transportation systems that are adequately financed; and asks that we build on our existing strengths in looking towards the future.



Questions or Comments?

Please contact either of the following MAPC staff:

Amanda Chisholm Matthew Smith