The Center for Urban Economic Development (CUED) conducts research, policy analysis, and evaluation on urban and regional economic and workforce development issues. We seek to understand how urban and regional economies can develop in ways that create broadly shared prosperity—how they can become more productive, more innovative, and more equitable. Our expertise in economic development and labor markets allows us to analyze economic trends across scales—from the neighborhood, to the city and metropolitan area, to the nation, and beyond. We have partnered with other researchers, with government agencies at all levels, and with civic organizations ranging from national foundations to local neighborhood groups. Along the way we have helped to train new generations of urban planners and policy researchers.
CUED is a member of the Economic Analysis and Research Network (EARN), a network of state and regional research, policy, and advocacy organizations. EARN is coordinated by the Economic Policy Institute .
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