The Effect Of Local Economic Development Policy On Employment Growth In Rural Counties In The Mid-Atlantic Region
AbstractThis paper analyzes the role of local economic development strategies on employment. Data were collected on employment changes in 146 nonmetro counties along with a survey of economic development offices (99 surveys, 67.8%). Using OLS, results show that counties that increased economic development emphasis had higher employment growth.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by University of Delaware, Department of Food and Resource Economics in its series Staff Papers with number 15831.
Date of creation: 2002
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Community/Rural/Urban Development; Labor and Human Capital;
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