Definitions for "Economic development"
Sustained increase in the economic standard of living of a country's population, normally accomplished by increasing its stocks of physical and human capital and improving its technology.
The deliberate effort to improve the economy of a specified geographic area, which can be as large as an entire nation or as limited as a city neighbourhood.
Improvement of living standards by economic growth. Compare economic growth, environmentally sustainable economic development.
A general term indicating projects designed to strengthen an area's economy and employment base.
A term generally applied to the expansion of a community's property and sales tax base or the expansion of the number of jobs through office, retail, and industrial development
Activities aimed at job creation, retention and expansion, which strengthen a community's economic base and provide employment opportunities for the population.