Local Economic Development: Theory and the Ontario Experience
AbstractSubnational governments are faced with increased pressure to initiate policies to further local economic development. This paper traces the changes in the theory and practice of local development initiatives in North America. The paper uses Ontario and its municipal sector as a case study of the transition from an emphasis on physical accommodation to the current emphasis on broader amenities.
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Bibliographic InfoPaper provided by International Tax Program, Institute for International Business, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto in its series International Tax Program Papers with number 0511.
Length: 22 Pages
Date of creation: May 2005
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Regional development policy; subsidies;
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- Godwin Arku, 2013. "Outsourcing Functions to Economic Development Corporations: Exploring the Perceptions of Officials in Ontario, Canada," Public Organization Review, Springer, vol. 13(1), pages 49-70, March.
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