Economic Development Data & Resources


April 12, 2013

Measuring the Regional Economy

One of the most common measure of economic activity for a region is the gross regional product (GRP). The GRP is the market value of all final goods and services produced over a given period of time and is conceptually equivalent to the national measure of economic growth, the gross domestic product (GDP).  In 2012, […]

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August 1, 2012

Innovation Accelerator Challenge Recipient

Project 17 Wins Challenge Today we learned that Project 17 (A community led project in 17 counties in southeast Kansas) is going to be supported by a USDA and EDA sponsored program. We are really happy to be part of this program and it’s great to see federal programs working together to support local initiatives. Here is […]

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March 15, 2011

Great Plains Industrial Park Project

Project Goal Accelerate opportunity identification and business redevelopment of the Kansas Army Ammunition Military Base. Project Objectives To collaboratively develop and implement a three (3) year strategic marketing plan. To “virtually extend” the market research and business development functions of the Great Plains Development Authority (GPDA), thus enabling their full time staff to focus on […]

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