Evaluating Technology-based Economic Development: Gauging the Impact of Publicly-funded Programs and Policies (Mellen Studies in Economics v.16)

Evaluating Technology-based Economic Development: Gauging the Impact of Publicly-funded Programs and Policies (Mellen Studies in Economics v.16)

By: Rhonda G. Phillips (author)Hardback

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This book undertakes a much-needed review of the conceptual and practical issues of evaluating technology-based economic development program Dr. Phillips demonstrates both strengths and weaknesses of several current metho dologies for evaluating these programs, drawing on a case study of one of America's longest-established technology business incubators.

Contents

Introduction; 1 Dimensions of Technology-Based Economic Development (TED); 2 Evaluation of Technology-Based Economic Development Programs and Policies; 3 Case in Point: The Advanced Technology Development Center (ATDC); 4 Application: Evaluation Using Survey Methods; 5 Application: Evaluation Using Fiscal Impact and Cost-Benefit Analysis; 6 Conclusions and Implications; Bibliography; Index

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780773468603
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 180
  • ID: 9780773468603
  • ISBN10: 0773468609

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