The mission of the Economic Development Research Program (EDRP) at Georgia Tech’s Enterprise Innovation Institute (EI²) is to assist local communities by providing affordable economic development and policy research to enhance their competitive positions.
The types of research include strategic planning, forecasting, feasibility studies, readiness assessments, economic impact analysis, and labor market studies to name a few. The program strives to inform policy decision-making and to help governments and economic development organizations carry out their mission.
Communities or economic development organizations in the following states are encouraged to apply: Georgia, Kentucky, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Mississippi, Alabama, and Florida.
Registration is open throughout the year!
Example projects completed through EDRP:
Have questions or want to apply? Contact:
Alfie Meek, Ph.D.
Director of the Center for Economic Development Research
Enterprise Innovation Institute
Georgia Institute of Technology