For many years, POLICOM has advised communities throughout
the United States on the condition of their economy
and how to improve it.
From this experience, POLICOM discovered there is a greater likelihood
success if community leaders and the general public have a thorough
understanding of how a local economy works and what it takes to cause economic
very few individuals, whether government, business, or civic leaders, have ever
been taught why a local economy behaves the way it does and what is needed to
create long-term economic prosperity.
To help community leaders understand
the nature of "economic development," POLICOM's
The Flow of Money
To make it even easier to learn
these important concepts, POLICOM is creating a series of educational videos.
These "five minute messages" cover a large number of issues regarding local
economies, how they grow or decline, and what communities need to do to improve
their local economies.
The videos are limited to just five
minutes to encourage viewing. They provide a summary of the issue.
When watching you will likely think
of information regarding the topic which was not included. The hardest part of
creating the videos was limiting them to five minutes, as each topic could easily have consumed an hour.
We welcome your comments regarding
the videos. Please email us at
If you prefer, you can view
the videos on You Tube: