May/June 2009 | Trade and Industry Development

May/June 2009


Trade & Industry Development Magazine

May/June 2009

T&ID - Your 'Solutions Provider' for a Positive Impact

Change is something some people avoid. I know that for a fact, because I'm one of those people. And it's absolutely ridiculous, especially when change is inevitable! Change is one of the few things you can absolutely count on. And all of us must change the way we look at things on a daily basis...especially right now in today's troubled economy.

At Trade & Industry Development, we have decided to take the positive approach to these challenges and we encourage everyone else to do the same. Sometimes we just need to step back for a moment and re-evaluate the situation. That's exactly what we strive to do with our editorials and we hope you'll look to us as your 'solutions provider.'

In this issue

Online Exclusive: The Homeland Security Industry: Potential for Regional Clusters

BY: Kevin M. Mayer

Although spending on homeland security has risen substantially since 2001, it is unclear how much of this spending is relevant to economic development. Some of the spending supports activities not directly related to homeland security. For example, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) carries out various functions, such as fishery enforcement and the provision of emergency shelters, which have little to do with homeland security. more....