Industry Analysis Guides

California's Clusters of Opportunity model is one type of regionally targeted industry strategy. Part 1 of the attached guide includes their step-by-step instructions to regions for using data to target industry clusters.

The Wisconsin Cookbook is not sector-specific, but the techniques it includes apply to sector research. It specifices data sources for the state and includes a section with step-by-step instructions to create a Regional Economic Analysis.

The document on the Texas Industry Clusters Initiative reviews the variety of ways different areas in Texas approached cluster selection.

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