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Economic development from the state & local perspective : case studies and public policy debates

Author: David J Robinson
Publisher: New York City : Palgrave Macmillan, 2014.
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Houston, Texas and other regions are booming while others struggle. Why are Texas and other regions succeeding when others fail? Public and private sector organizations across the United States are struggling with how to revive the American economy, to not only employ people and create wealth but to keep America on top of the global economy. Most of the actual action geared toward creating jobs and wealth occurs at  Read more...
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: David J Robinson
ISBN: 9781137320667 1137320664 9781137320674 1137320672
OCLC Number: 879329486
Description: xv, 308 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Preface --
Acknowledgement --
Defining economic development --
Economic development strategic planning --
Economic development organization --
The metropolis case study --
Economic development building block : land use regulation & zoning --
Economic development building block : eminent domain --
Economic development building block : annexation --
Economic development building block: infrastructure --
Economic development building blocks : workforce readiness --
Economic development building block : tax policy --
Economic development building block : quality of life --
Economic driver : energy lead economic development --
Economic driver : technology based economic development --
Economic development driver : globalism --
Economic development driver : advanced manufacturing strategy --
Economic development driver : the regional service economy --
The future of economic development.
Responsibility: by David J. Robinson.

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This definitive work mixes case law, public policy, economic strategy, and examines the wide range of issues facing efforts to improve the American economy, to illustrate how economic growth is  Read more...

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