Approaches to Economic Development: Readings from Economic Development Quarterly

Approaches to Economic Development: Readings from Economic Development Quarterly

By: John P. Blair (editor), Professor Laura A. Reese (editor)Hardback

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This Reader presents a selection of articles from Economic Development Quarterly, the premier journal for practitioners and academics of local economic development. The pieces chosen cover both the breadth and the cutting edge of real world economic development practices.

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John P. Blair is a Professor of Economics at Wright State University where he teaches courses in urban economics and local economic development. He received a Ph. D. from West Virginia University. He has served as a consultant for a variety of state and local governments as well as private agencies. He has written numerous books and articles about urban issues and public policies. Blair's academic articles have appeared in such journals as Land Economics, Growth and Change, and Economic Development Quarterly. Laura A. Reese is professor of political science and director of the Global Urban Studies Program at Michigan State University. Her research on economic development, public finance, civic culture and workplace harassment has been published in Regional Science and Urban Economics, Economic Development Quarterly, Journal of Urban Affairs, American Review of Public Administration, Public Administration Review, Public Personnel Management, Review of Public Personnel Administration, and many other journals. She has written 10 books of which three, including Comparative Civic Culture, were published in 2012. She received her Ph.D. in political science from Wayne State University in 1985.


Introduction PART ONE: STRATEGIC PARADIGMS Policy-Based Analysis for Local Economic Development - W R Thompson The Market Failure Approach to Regional Economic Development Policy - T Bartik City Jobs and Residents on a Collision Course - J Kasarda The Urban Underclass Dilemma New Strategies for Inner-City Economic Development - M Porter PART TWO: POLICIES AND PROGRAMS Adding a Stick to the Carrot - L Ledebur and D Woodward Location Incentives with Clawbacks, Rescissions and Recalibrations Ten Principles for State Tax Incentives - K Ihlanfeldt Labor-Force-Based Development - D Ranney and J Betancur A Community-Oriented Approach to Targeting Job Training and Industrial Development Business Strategy and Cross-Industry Clusters - P Doeringer and D Terkla PART THREE: NEIGHBORHOODS AND SOCIAL EQUITY The Linkage between Regional and Neighborhood Development - W Wiewel, B Brown and M Morris Economic Restructuring - E Hill and T Bier Earnings, Occupations and Housing Values in Cleveland Neighborhood Initiative and the Regional Economy - J Nowak Hidden Economic Development Assets - J Blair and C Endres PART FOUR: STATE AND REGIONAL ISSUES The Next Wave - S Clarke and G Gaile Postfederal Local Economic Development Strategies State Economic Development in the 1990s - P Eisinger Politics and Policy Learning Competition and Cooperation in Economic Development - E Goetz and T Kayser A Study of the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area Exurban Industrialization - A Nelson with W Drummond and D Sawicki Implications for Economic Development Policy PART FIVE: POLITICS, PLANNING AND EVALUATION The Politics of Local Economic Development - H Wolman with D Spitzley Shoot Anything That Flies, Claim Anything That Falls - H Rubin Conversations with Economic Development Practitioners What Works Best? Values and the Evaluation of Local Economic Development Policy - L Reese and D Fasenfest The Economic Impact of Development - M Marvel and W Shkurti Honda in Ohio Customization and Economic Efficiency - J Blair and L Reese

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  • publication date: 30/11/1998
  • ISBN13: 9780761918837
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 344
  • ID: 9780761918837
  • weight: 975
  • ISBN10: 0761918833

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