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Title Retooling for growth [electronic resource] : building a 21st century economy in America's older industrial areas / Richard M. McGahey, Jennifer S. Vey, editors.

Imprint Washington, D.C : Brookings Institution Press, c2008.


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Description xv, 437 p. : ill., map.
Note "Published in association with The American Assembly, Columbia University."
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Foreword / Edward G. Rendell and Kenneth D. Lewis -- Regional economic development in theory and practice / Richard M. McGahey -- Revitalizing America's older industrial cities : a state agenda for change / Jennifer S. Vey -- The talent imperative for older industrial areas / Randall Kempner -- Been down so long : weak-market cities and regional equity / Manuel Pastor and Chris Benner -- Effective chambers of commerce : a key to regional economic prosperity / Stephen Moret, Mick Fleming, and Pauline O. Hovey -- Understanding economically distressed cities / Harold L. Wolman ... [et al.] -- Placing labor center-stage in industrial city revitalization / Ann Markusen and Greg Schrock -- Occupational clusters, employment, and opportunity for low-skilled workers / Mark Turner, Laurel Davis, and Andres Cruz -- Manufacturing, regional prosperity, and public policy / Daniel Luria and Joel Rogers -- What makes a good economic development deal? / Rachel Weber -- The reality of economic development in older industrial cities : the practioner's perspective / Jeffery A. Finkle, Shari Garmise, and Shari Nourick -- Workforce development strategies for older industrial cities : toward a new approach / Richard Kazis and Marlene Seltzer -- Promoting inclusive economic renewal in older industrial cities / Angela Glover Blackwell and Radhika Fox -- The market-building potential of development finance in older industrial cities / Jeremy Nowak -- Appendix. Report of the 106th American Assembly -- Steering Committee -- About the American Assembly.
Summary "Offers achievable strategies for revitalizing industrial areas and building upon the potential of overlooked resources of economic, physical, and cultural significance. Addresses such challenges as fostering entrepreneurship, reducing poverty and inequality, and augmenting the number of skilled professionals. Provides analysis of healthy economic development practices for public and private sectors"--Provided by publisher.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Subject Industrial policy -- United States.
Entrepreneurship -- United States.
United States -- Economic conditions -- 2001-2009 -- Regional disparities.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author McGahey, Richard.
Vey, Jennifer S.
ProQuest (Firm)
ISBN 9780815755562 (cloth : alk. paper)
0815755562 (cloth : alk. paper)

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