Friday’s employment report showing the U.S. economy added 271,000 jobs in October dropped the jobless rate to 5.0 percent – a key threshold that many Fed officials see as consistent with full employment. City of Frederick Economic Development Director Richard Griffin highlighted several commercial corridors within the City including Downtown Frederick, Riverside Research Park, Thomas Johnson Drive, and the Golden Mile. The Department of Economic Development (DED) provides no cost business location services, including access to the CoStar commercial property database.
Opening remarks were made by Frederick County Executive Jan Gardner, City of Frederick Mayor Randy McClement, County Director of Economic Development Helen Propheter, and Tourism Council Executive Director John Fieseler. The event was organized by the Frederick County Office of Economic Development and sponsored by Avison Young, Matan, Jefferson Place, St. John Properties, Rockpoint Commercial, CIM, Frederick Indoor Sports Center, Frederick Land Company, and Hill Management. On the World Economic Forum’s 2014 gender gap index (GGI) India ranked 114 out of 142 nations.
Team Frederick – Economic development partners from across the county worked together to showcase Frederick as the Most Valuable Place. Since 2012, the rate fell, with 2015 outlook set at 9.58% – more than double Iceland’s rate, falling gradually to 6.9% in 2020 – more than 50 percent higher than Iceland’s. Since the beginning of the crisis, Irish policymakers extolled the virtue of our open economy and exports as the drivers for economic recovery. In absolute terms, both Ireland and Iceland have made big adjustments on low points of performance pre-crisis and at the peak of the crisis through 2015.
Ignoring the caveats on composition of Irish GDP, Ireland and Iceland perform basically in similar terms in terms of economic activity recovery. High level of illiteracy, particularly in the rural areas and among women, has been a crucial factor not only in perpetuating economic backwardness but also for high population growth. Their economic policies actively favored non-Indians or made things difficult for Indian businessmen.
In comparison, in China 54.8% women and 70.4% men had secondary education; in the US, this figure was 94.7% for women and 94.3% for men. Yes, Americans typically blame laziness for poverty in the US. The day when they would see it coming from the nature of the economic system, there would be no poor in the US. India’s best hopes lay in the ideas of Nobel laureates Amartya Sen and Muhammad Yunus, not in the rich countries’s economic textbooks.