South Mountain Economics LLC provides cutting-edge insights on innovation, jobs, and economic development.
The key to regional economic success these days is to identify and nurture those innovative industries that will provide good jobs in the future. But how can you know which innovative sectors to bet on?
Consider our Peer Innovation Report. We specialize in doing an objective comparison of a region’s innovation performance against its peers. Our methodology enables us to provide an up-to-the-minute assessment of how similar regions are creating innovative jobs. These could include big data, mobile apps, biotech, medical equipment or any other area of new growth.
We identify sources of strengths, weaknesses, challenges and opportunities, relative to peers. Based on our analysis, we recommend strategies to improve economic performance to attract, retain, and cultivate growing companies.
South Mountain Economics: Harnessing better data to create better jobs.
(The blog “Mandel on innovation and growth” can be found here.)