Economic Development Quarterly

The W.E. Upjohn Institute for Employment Research is home to Economic Development Quarterly (EDQ). EDQ is a peer-reviewed journal dedicated to publishing and bringing to the attention of policymakers, decision makers, and researchers the latest quality research findings in economic development.

Upjohn’s mission, vision, and core values of providing unbiased quality research in the areas of employment policy, labor market analysis, and economic and workforce development initiatives closely align with that of EDQ’s mission to promote research supporting the formulation of evidence-based economic development policies, programs, and practices.

We invite you to browse our most current issue, and encourage authors to submit research to EDQ in the areas of Economic Development Theory, Location Theory, Economic Development Finance, Foreign Trade, Economic Development Incentives, Industry Studies, State and Local Economic Development Policy, Labor Economics and Workforce Policy, and Urban and Regional Economies. For questions or additional information please contact: George Erickcek, Co-Editor; Timothy J. Bartik, Co-Editor; or Claudette Robey, Managing Editor, or phone EDQ at 269-385-0469.

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George Erickcek, co-editor of the journal Economic Development Quarterly, sits down with the Institute's Lisa Abbott to discuss the journal's focus on presenting data-driven, policy-relevant research on economic and workforce development issues in the United States.

Latest Research Featured in Economic Development Quarterly

Volume 33 · Issue 3 · August 2019
Includes contributions by Robert Giloth; Eric James Stokan; Ahmed Rachid El-Khattabi and T. William Lester; Josh Matti; Michael J. Osei and John V. Winters; Caryn M. Vazzana and Jeta Rudi-Polloshka; Randall W. Jackson, Amir Borgess Ferreira Neto, Elham Erfanian, and Peter Jarosi; and Jeffrey Horner.