Creating Broad-Based Prosperity: A Role for Young Leaders in Economic Development


  • Leader: One who possesses the ability to create and communicate a clear vision that inspires others to follow or give leadership in some way.
  • Leadership: To communicate people’s worth and potential so clearly that they are inspired to see it in themselves.
  • Economic Development: Is the process by which local economies create broad-based prosperity for residents and workers through business expansion and investment, job creation, and public and civic sector investment in the area’s development resource base. Economic growth, on the other hand, refers to a quantitative increase in local economic output (similar to GDP).

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