Pioneering new ideas and strategies that contribute to regional collaboration, innovation and prosperity.
Recognizing the economic needs and assets of regions rests, in part, on access to high quality data tools that can produce a comprehensive assessment of the region’s social, economic, educational and environmental resources.
Vibrant regions depend on a diversity of people and groups contributing to the civic life of their regions. In addition, they hinge on the presence of a pipeline of new leaders who are capable of working in partnership with existing leaders to think and act regionally.
Embracing a framework that promotes sound planning and timely decision making is critical to the effective tackling of regional concerns and opportunities.
Strong and sustainable economies require the pursuit of an appropriate mix of economic development strategies, especially ones that reduce economic gaps and strengthen a region’s economic assets.
No matter the complexity of the challenges regions face, PCRD has access to a team of highly talented Purdue University faculty and staff who can provide guidance on key regional matters.