We have curated a few resources, articles, and videos to give you some background on these effective strategies and studies that have been done. Local economies and communities should be thriving. It’s clear there are proven ways for local ecosystems to work together to create more local revenue, more jobs, and a better quality of living.
Over here at the Humanity Hub Network we get excited talking about regenerative or circular local economies with inclusive entrepreneurial ecosystems that uplift distressed communities and bring food to food deserts!
Regenerative Economy & Inclusive Ecosystems
The world is poorly designed but copying nature helps
This video shows us how we have and continue to utilize the wisdom of nature for our own innovation.
Re-Thinking Progess: The Circular Economy
This video shows how a circular economy works.
Inclusivity Increases Productivity in Entrepreneurship Ecosystems
by Dell Gines on Medium.com
This article shows how we can all win together by increasing productivy, value, and abundance in our local communities.
The Distressed Communities Index & How Micro Businesses Can Help
Distressed Communities Index & Interactive Map
You can find the map here: https://eig.org/dci/interactive-map
Learn more about the Distressed Community Index here: https://eig.org/dci
A New Measure of Digital Participation and Its Impact On Economic Opportunity
White paper by: Karen Mossberger, Arizona State University
Caroline Tolbert, University of Iowa
Scott LaCombe, University of Iowa
In the video below Start Up Tucson invited Karen Mossberger to speak on the findings of her research in collaboration with GoDaddy. An another article by GoDaddy (linked below) shows how micro-businesses have helped in reducing the negative economic impact of Covid-19.