Watch: Chafee’s economic development guru shares his ideasOctober 12th, 2012 at 5:00 am by Ted Nesi under Nesi's Notes, On the Main Site
When Governor Chafee convened a group of business leaders on Thursday to discuss his approach to economic development, one of the documents he gave them was a 2010 study [pdf] on the subject by Jeffrey Thompson, an economist at UMass Amherst’s Political Economy Research Institute.
Back when the study was first published, Thompson gave an interview about it to The Real News Network, a left-leaning alternative media outlet that broadcasts online. This video will help you understanding the economic thinking of the man who has the ear of Rhode Island’s governor:
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