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Author Gordon, Gerald L

Title The formula for economic growth on Main Street America / Gerald L. Gordon

Publ Info Boca Raton, Fla. : CRC Press, [2010]
 Bryant Main Stacks  HC110.E44 G67 2010    AVAILABLE
 RWU Main Library  HC110.E44 G67 2010    AVAILABLE
 URI  HC110.E44 G67 2010    AVAILABLE
Descript xxi, 164 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Book series on public administration & public policy
Public administration and public policy
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 147-155) and index
Contents Defining economic growth in a changing business climate -- Viewing economic growth as part of a comprehensive community strategy -- Local economies in decline : how to lose the business base -- Local economic recovery : growth after the fall -- The new growth economies : attracting and retaining the local business base -- Can communities suffer from too much success? -- Will the formula change? Community economic growth in the second decade of the millennium -- Conclusions
Note "The Formula for Economic Growth on Main Street America examines why economic growth during the late twentieth century was marked by the dramatic rise of some communities and the equally stunning demise of others. This book identifies the key components of sustained economic growth as well as the policies, actions, and inactions that are precursors to the decline of local economies"--BOOK JACKET
LC subject Economic development -- United States
Community development -- United States
Local government -- United States
Link Online version: Gordon, Gerald L. Formula for economic growth on Main Street America. Boca Raton, FL : CRC Press, c2010 (OCoLC)619009020
ISBN 9781420093896 (hardcover : alk. paper)
1420093894 (hardcover : alk. paper)