State and Local Workforce Activities
(March 24, 2014)
Economic Diversity in Appalachia: New Study and Web Tool
The study comprises four documents: Statistics, Strategies, and Guides for Action, which summarizes the findings, metrics, and methodology of the study; Case Studies in Economic Diversification, which provides extensive narratives of the research conducted in the ten case study counties; Practitioner's Guide for Planning and Analysis with the Appalachian Economic Diversity Web Tool; and Statistical Portrait of Economic Diversity in Appalachia, which provides additional details and analysis of the diversity metrics.
The Appalachian Economic Diversity Web Tool is available at http://economicdiversityinappalachia.creconline.org/