5 on Friday – The Gig Economy

5 on Friday – The Gig Economy

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 12, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday features five resources for the gig economy. Also called freelancing or the sharing economy, the gig economy is a labour market characterized by the prevalence of short-term contracts or freelance work as opposed to permanent jobs. This dramatic shift has been compared to that of the industrial revolution. … Read More

5 on Friday – Economic Development Leaders

5 on Friday – Economic Development Leaders

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  May 5, 2017   Today’s 5 on Friday features five leaders in the world of economic development. These are individuals who have fundamentally changed the way we address or consider economic development. 5 on Friday -Aileen Murray on Vimeo. Five  Economic Development Pioneers Philip Kotler  Kotler is the father of modern marketing and the author … Read More

5 on Friday – Performance Measurement

5 on Friday – Performance Measurement

By Aileen MurrayBlog

  April 27, 2017  Today’s 5 on Friday features five links and resources for economic development performance measurement. Performance measurement for economic development is a challenging and complex issue. For today we’ll take a quick overview and we’ll revisit this topic in the future episodes with more case studies and a deeper dive into some of … Read More