RUPRI Rural Cultural Wealth Lab: A Conceptual Design

The Rural Cultural Wealth Lab unites the knowledge and experiences of a diverse array of
scholars and practitioners to address some of the most critical issues and opportunities facing
rural people and places. It fulfills this need by building innovative metrics that will strengthen
policymakers’ understanding of the various relationships and assets that define and reveal rural
community wealth.
To achieve these outcomes, the Lab will interrogate and integrate three complementary fields of
study: 1) rural arts and culture, 2) entrepreneurship and innovation, and 3) comprehensive rural

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