The Burden of Riches: Impacts on Local Communities and Economies

Note: This is Session II of IV in the 2014 Next Talk Series on Energy Development in Texas

Description: Economic growth and demographic change, including what statistics don’t convey; infrastructure burden; tax receipts and their investment; planning for change


Dr. Rebekka Dudensing is an Assistant Professor and Extension Economist for Community Economic Development in the ag economics department at Texas A&M University. Rebekka provides economic and fiscal impacts analysis for industries, tourism events, and natural disasters. She helps communities evaluate opportunities for local and regional economic development.