Regional & Economic Development

IPP works with a variety of organizations on key questions that face Missourians where they live and work:

  • What are the strategies and programs that work best to create jobs and economic opportunity? How do tax policies impact long-term economic development?
  • How can regional policies and programs help rural and urban communities work together to create improved economic prospects?
  • What is the outlook for Missouri’s energy consumption and production? What policies will create affordable, reliable and sustainable energy for Missouri’s residents and businesses?
  • How can Missourians make their communities and businesses more resilient in the face of natural, economic and health disasters?

Policy Research Scholars