Understanding Local Economic Development
Economic development encompasses a wide range of concerns. As practiced at the local level it is a technique-dominated field concerned with increasing jobs and the tax base, primarily by marketing the location to prospective and existing employers. The political culture in which most developers operate emphasizes short-term solutions. As such, the practice of economic deve...more
Hardcover, 298 pages
Published August 31st 1999 by Center for Urban Policy Research
(first published August 1999)
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