Our Mission

The Center for Economic Development is a division of the North State Planning and Development Collective at California State University, Chico. The Center provides regional leaders with accurate and timely information to address the socio-economic challenges and opportunities facing the region. 

By conducting high-quality research and leveraging the academic resources of CSU, Chico, we empower regional leaders to make effective and informed decisions to best serve the needs of their clients, constituents, and communities.