Alison Davis, CEDIK Executive Director and Professor, introduces our team's approach to economic development as well as some of the innovative services we offer in the video below.

CEDIK works with communities across the Commonweath to identify alternative economic development strategies beyond blind industry attraction. Tools CEDIK commonly uses in these projects and processes include asset mapping, data exploration, and leakage analysis. CEDIK can facilitate programming and processes that focus on expanding existing businesses, cluster analysis, entrepreneurship, and the creative class. For more specific information about our programs check out the Business Retention and Expansion ProgramFirst Impressions Program and Grow Kentucky.
CEDIK's fee for economic development programming is contract specific. Contact Sarah Bowker (859) 257-7272 to learn more about how CEDIK can provide a customized economic analysis for your community.