Module 3: Downtown Development

1. What types of tools are used in traditional economic development? How are these tools similar? How are they different?
2. Who is involved in the decision-making process with traditional and neighborhood economic development? Does the composition of the group of decision-makers make a difference?
3. What do we know about the outcomes of traditional economic development projects – who benefits and who doesn’t?
4. Moving forward, what are your policy recommendations to overcome some of the shortcomings of traditional economic development?