The Future of Economic Development
Who We Are
We are a think tank for entrepreneurs, economic developers, workforce developers, educators, poverty advocates, physicists, engineers and planners.
Collaborate With Us
We are looking for thinkers, planners and doers to contribute to inventing the future of economic development.
“We work on the major problems facing economic development today…the stuff that most people are afraid to work on.”
– Mark Lautman
A New Algorithm
The CELab is developing a more comprehensive and rigorous planning and management process for the economic development of communities.
We are working on the practical integration of job creation, workforce development, education and poverty reduction.
We are exploring the accelerating impact of artificial intelligence and technology on the future of state, regional and local economies.