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UMass Lowell Division of Territorial Financial and Social Improvement 10 years after: Accomplishments and Difficulties Arranged for the 10 th Commemoration of the Branch of Provincial Monetary and Social Advancement College of Massachusetts Lowell
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UMass Lowell Department of Regional Economic & Social Development 10 years after: Achievements and Challenges Prepared for the 10 th Anniversary of the Department of Regional Economic and Social Development University of Massachusetts Lowell

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• RESD @ UML • Whence Have RESD Students Come ? • Research and Outreach • Recent Research/Publications • RESD and CITA • RESD in the Region • National and Global Collaboration • Where Have RESD Grads Gone? • RESD: Next 10 Years

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RESD @ UML The Regional Economic and Social Development (RESD) Department offers Master’s projects and propelled authentication to get ready understudies to comprehend, break down, and intercede in the financial and social improvement of districts. Graduates work in government offices, common society associations, business endeavors and exploration organizations, and other strategy and advancement settings. Numerous graduates go ahead to do Ph.D.s.   The division is interdisciplinary drawing on the fields of financial aspects, history, political science, brain research, human science, and urban arranging.

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Whence Have RESD Students Come ? United States 62% Asia 19% Latin America and the Caribbean 9% Africa 6% Europe 4%

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Research and Outreach Three RESD-run Centers: Center for Family, Work and Community for Industrial Competitiveness for Women and Work work/Funding Sources (among others): US Govt. (NIH, NSF, Education, Environmental Protection Agency, Housing & Urban Development, Labor, Fulbright Program), Massachusetts Govt. (Province Corp., Foundation for the Humanities, Renewable Energy Trust), European Commission, French Govt., Boston Foundation, Center for Global Partnership, Ericsson, European Institute for Business Administration, Ford Foundation, Levy Economics Institute, National Academy of Sciences, Rockefeller Foundation, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study , Russell Sage Foundation, Svenksahandelsbanken, Upjohn Institute RESD outer subsidizing, 10 year total= $22 million+

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Recent Research/Publications Recent RESD exploration has been on: cutting edge livelihood (provincially, broadly, all around, by sexual orientation), low-paid work, working conditions, movement, urban improvement, globalization, ladies being developed preservation approach and HIV/AIDS, social parts of outline, inventive endeavor, corporate administration, business enterprise, rising commercial enterprises in the MA/New England economy, Wal-Mart, biotech, air ship motors, information transfers, computer games, US securities exchange Publications in refereed diaries; for instance: Cambridge Journal of Economics, Comparative Social Research, Economic and Industrial Democracy, Enterprise & Society, European Management Review, European Planning Review, Industrial, and Corporate Change, Innovation and Industry, International Review of Social History, Labor History, Regional Studies, Research Policy Plus books, altered volumes, various sections in altered volumes, and examination reports.

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RESD and CITA Committee on Industrial Research and Assessment (CITA) was set up in January 1993 to organize endeavors crosswise over UMass Lowell to encourage the University’s mission of adding to supportable financial and social advancement. RESD employees have assumed unmistakable parts in CITA all through its presence. Throughout the years CITA has cultivated interdisciplinary examination and effort ventures among UMass Lowell workforce, staff, and understudies. CITA has additionally held eight prominent meetings, various them universal. Three volumes in light of meeting papers have up to this point been distributed with a fourth in transit.

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RESD in the Region Lowell Coalition for a Better Acre, Community Teamwork, Cultural Organization of Lowell, Great Lowell Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy, Dept. of Planning & Development, Revolving Museum, River Ambassadors, Tsongas Industrial History Center Northeast MA Lawrence (Community Works, Planning & Development, Redevelopment Authority), Merrimack Valley Project, Workforce Investment Board Massachusetts Legislature, Workforce Development, Economic Development, Gateway Cities, Greater Boston Legal Services, Massachusetts Benchmarks, Law Reform Institute, AFL-CIO, Software Council New England NE Initiative, NE Compact, NE Indicators & Measures, NE Association of Regional Councils, NE Council, University of Maine COPC

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National and Global Collaboration National Economic Policy Institute, Labor & Employment Relations Association, National Research Council, National Center for Women in Information Technology, Rockefeller & Ford Foundations: The Future of Work, Women in Science, Technology, Engineering, & Math, HUD Office of University Partnership, IMPACT social advancement consortium, Key National Indicators Initiative Global Botswana (Okavango Research Center); Canada (IBM Center for Advanced Studies); China (Renmin University); Finland (World Institute for Development Economics Research); France (INSEAD, University of Bordeaux, Commissariat Gã©nã©ral du Plan ); Germany (Science Center Berlin); India (Janaagraha Center of Citizenship and Democracy); Japan (Tokyo University); Mexico (Tlaxcala University; Center for Labor Research & Union Advice); Norway (Norwegian School of Management, University of Oslo); Sweden (Stockholm School of Economics, Uppsala University); International: Association for Women’s Rights in Development, Grassroots International, International Metalworkers Federation, International Participatory Design Conferences. Besides welcomed addresses and classes to scholastic, government, and business gatherings of people the world over

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Where Have RESD Grads Gone? US Federal Government City Governments Civil Society Organizations Research Agencies Business Enterprises Education Institutions Ph.D. Programs

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RESD: Next 10 Years Consolidate our position as one of the world’s driving graduate projects in the monetary and social improvement of areas, through keeping on drawing in amazing understudies locally, broadly, and comprehensively giving an one of a kind mix of scholarly and useful preparing in provincial advancement doing research that develops and upgrades our national and worldwide perceivability and effect taking part in effort pertinent to an extending number of nearby bodies electorate on a more extens

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