Michael P Darger

Director, Business Retention & Expansion Program


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Research interests

Community economic development and business retention and expansion (BR&E) in particular.  

Research interests

  • Business retention & expansion, BR&E, community economics, economic development, community engagement

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Research Output

  • Business retention and expansion (BRE) today–research, application, and evaluation: Introduction to the special issue

    Darger, M., Barefield, A. & Hales, B. D., Mar 15 2017, In : Community Development. 48, 2, p. 160-169 10 p.

    Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

  • 1 Scopus citations
  • Capturing the ripples from community-driven business retention and expansion programs

    Darger, M. P., Apr 2014, In : Journal of Extension. 52, 2, 2TOT6.

    Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

  • 12 Scopus citations

    Press / Media

    St. Louis Park Council is considering a city sales tax

    Michael P Darger


    1 item of Media coverage

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