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Association for Career and Technical Education (ACTE), “Taking Business to School: Siemens” (Alexandria, VA: ACTE)

Brookings, Global Cities Initiative – New Market Prioritization program. (under construction; available late June 2018) 

Ecorys, Netherlands. (2013). Exchange of Good Practice in Foreign Direct Investment Promotion.

Future Place Leadership (2018). “Talent Beyond Capitals: How university towns can attract and retain students and researchers through innovative Talent Relationship Management.”

Garrib, A., Kochneva, J., Villegas-Cho, C., Zou, C. (2016). Best practices in employing alternative incentives for attracting FDI targets, Munk School of Global Affairs, University of Toronto.

Georgia Tech Enterprise Innovation Institute, Best Practices in Foreign Direct Investment and Exporting Based on Regional Industry Clusters, 2013.

Ben Olinsky and Sarah Ayres, “Training for Success: A Policy to Expand Apprenticeships in the United States” (Washington: Center for American Progress, 2013)

Organization for International Investment. (2015). Understanding aftercare: Attracting foreign direct investment means knowing how to help your global companies grow. OFII webinar on aftercare

The Organization for International Investment/PwC CFO Insourcing Survey. The survey includes data about aftercare services most valued by CFOs and services that state and local governments should provide (p. 8).

Soft Landing Toolkit – Santa Clarita Valley EDC: “A User guide that facilitates foreign direct investment.”

United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (2007). “Aftercare-A Core Function in Investment Promotion.” United Nations, New York and Geneva.

Fatima Shama et al, A Blueprint for Immigrant Integration, New York City Office of Immigrant Affairs.

Agency Resources

NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MEP) National NetworkTM 

Procurement Technical Assistance Centers (PTACs)

SelectUSA Program, International Trade Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce

Small Business Development Centers (SBDCs)