Bioscience

New commerce authority would be focused, edgy

April 17, 2010

By Flinn Foundation

[Source: The Arizona Republic] – The task of expanding jobs in a state – this thing they call “economic development” – is hard to define.

For any state, economic development involves creating a climate favorable for new jobs to blossom. Erect prestigious research universities and other education opportunities, spread like seed the amenities of urban living, add a reasonably business-friendly tax structure, throw in some decent weather (and a few incentives), and, hopefully, the high-paying jobs will roll in.

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