Home Economic Development Private business a powerful engine for economic growth Economic DevelopmentFairfieldOpinions & ColumnsPremium Content Private business a powerful engine for economic growth By Christopher Bruhl - May 4, 2012 Private business as good neighbors, but not global competitors? Not true, says the head of a local business group. This content is for Westfair Online members only. Please Sign in / Join to view this content. Become a member by Registering Here.