Examining Preferences for Rural Living and How to Save the Rural Economy

Cornhusker Economics January 9, 2019Examining Preferences for Rural Living and How to Save the Rural Economy

By Becky Vogt

Understanding the Process of Selling

Cornhusker Economics December 5, 2018Understanding the Process of Selling

By Cheryl Burkhart-Kriesel

Importance of Being Digital Ready – What Does that Mean?

Cornhusker Economics September 12, 2018Importance of Being Digital Ready – What Does that Mean?

By Charlotte Narjes

A Model for Farmer Support in Zimbabwe: Opportunity for Change

Cornhusker Economics August 29, 2018A Model for Farmer Support in Zimbabwe - Opportunity for Change

By Brierly Kuhudzayi and Daniela Mattos

Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

Cornhusker Economics March 23, 2018Connecting Entrepreneurial Communities Conference

By Charlotte Narjes

Community Attachment

Cornhusker Economics January 10, 2018Relationships between Connection to Community, Perceived Community Outcomes and Individual Well-Being

Community Size and Resident Satisfaction

Cornhusker Economics November 15, 2017Community Size and Resident Satisfaction:
Is There a Sweet Spot?

Strengthening Quality of Life in Small Towns

Cornhusker Economics October 18, 2017Strengthening Quality of Life in Small Towns

Latino Immigration and Community Development in Rural Nebraska

Cornhusker Economics August 30, 2017Latino Immigration and Community Development in Rural Nebraska

Community Ownership of Essential Businesses in Small Nebraska Towns

Cornhusker Economics August 9, 2017Community Ownership of Essential Businesses in Small Nebraska Towns


Some communities in rural Nebraska are facing the closure of what many would consider an essential business in their community. Grocery stores, cafés and restaurants, clothing, hardware, gas/service stations, and variety stores often top the lists of businesses calling it quits. Most of the time the business is the only one of its kind in town.

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