Economic development corporation

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An economic development corporation is an organization common in the United States, usually a 501(c)(3) non-profit whose mission is to promote economic development within a specific geographical area. These organizations are similar, and complementary, to Chambers of Commerce.

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Blanco, Magdelana. 2009. Preliminary Assessment of Statutory Compliance of 4A and 4B Economic Development Corporations in Texas with the Development Corporation Act of 1979. Applied Research Project. Texas State University. http://ecommons.txstate.edu/arp/300/