About TIP StrategiesTIP Strategies is a privately held Austin based economic development consulting firm committed to providing quality solutions for public & private sector clients.
Client Success Story: Kenosha Area Business Alliance (KABA), WI
In 2008, the Kenosha Area Business Alliance (KABA) engaged TIP Strategies to assist in the development of an economic development plan: Kenosha First. KABA has already reported successes based on our recommendations, with significant implications for the revitalization of their historic downtown. Read more...
Looking for a High-Tech Job? Try Cotton.
As part of a series called "Smart Jobs," NPR's Planet Money and Wired Magazine have spent the last six months scouring economic data and interviewing people around the country to find out what areas of our economy are doing well. "Smart Jobs" doesn’t just mean computer companies in Silicon Valley, or biotech in Boston. High-tech innovation exists in all sorts of industries, in places you might not expect. For example: a greenhouse in Memphis, Tennessee. Read more...
Data Visualization: Better Life Index
The OECD’s Better Life Index covers 34 countries and is based on 11 topics (housing, income, jobs, community, education, environment, governance, health, life satisfaction, safety, and work-life balance). This interactive data exploration tool allows you to assign your own priorities as to which of the 11 topics is most important, and see how countries’ rankings change. Read more...
Report: Dramatic Shift in Immigrant Workforce's Skill Level
Highly skilled temporary and permanent immigrants in the United States now out number lower-skilled ones, marking a dramatic shift in the foreign-born workforce that could have profound political and economic implications. This shift in America’s immigrant population, based on US Census Bureau data, is summarized in a report by the Brookings Institution released earlier this month. Read more...