1st Edition

Handbook of Economic Development



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ISBN 9780824701819
Published June 25, 1998 by Routledge
768 Pages

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Featuring over 1900 references, drawings, and tables and drawing on disciplines as diverse as political economics, public management, and urban affairs, this versatile text offers comprehensive information on major policy and managerial issues important to local and national economic development. Pulling together the work of over 40 researchers, the book examines the role of government in economic advances and reform, provides a complete, up-to-date survey of the literature on local and national economic development, details local and regional economic progress in the US, adopts an innovative interdisciplinary approach to the study of economic expansion, and more.

Table of Contents

POLICY AND MANAGERIAL ISSUES IN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
Policy and Managerial Issues in National and Local Economic Development, K.T. Liou
Win-Win Policy System and Economic Development, S.S. Nagel
Public Budgeting and Economic Development, A. Premchand
Public Infrastructure and Economic Development, R. Krol
Research and Development Activity and Economic Development, M. Gittleman and E.N. Wolff
Strategies for Economic Development Under Decentralization: A Transformation of the Political Economy, R.W. Shin and A. Tat-Kei Ho
Group-Based Micro-Finance and Economic Development, N. Bhatt and S.-Y. Tang
Administrative Reform and Economic Development: Experiences in Selected Transforming and Developing Countries, S.K. Ma

REGIONAL AND LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN THE UNITED STATES
Globalization and the Revitalization of U.S. Economic Competitiveness: Implications for Economic Development Policy, C. Clark and R. Montjoy
Economic Development Strategies in the American States, M. Jo Waits
The Logic and Pathologies of Local and Regional Economic Development Strategies, C.J. Robinson-Barnes and W.L. Waugh, Jr.
Government Regulation and Economic Development, R.C. Feiock
Linking Economic Development to Strategic Planning: Issues for Community Problem-Solving, W.J. Pammer, Jr.
Citizen Participation and Economic Development, D.R. Elkins and E.B. Sharp
Community Building and Economic Development, E. Berman and J.D. Jurie
Partnering with the Poor: Why Local Governments Should Work with Community-Based Development Organizations to Promote Economic Development, H.J. Rubin
Governmental Involvement in Local Economic Development: The Case of Professional Sports, J.D. Jurie
Private Entrepreneurship and Grassroots Development Strategies, K.D. Grenell

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPED AND NEWLY INDUSTRIALIZED COUNTRIES
Economic Development and Environmental Protection in Australia, M.A. Newman and A.M. Michesen
Local Economic Development in Canada, L.A. Reese
Local Economic Development Policy in Finland: Key Actors View to Implementation, P. Vartiainen
Economic Development in France: From State-Directed to Market-Oriented Economy?, V.A. Schmidt
Economic Development Experience in Israel, I. Sharkansky
Economic Development in Singapore: The Next Leap, S.B.Chew and R. Chew

ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT IN DEVELOPING AND ECONOMIC-TRANSFORMING COUNTRIES
The Political Economy of Development in India, A. Sapat
Economic Development in Latin America: A Comparative Analysis, Y. Feng and A.C. Hsiang
Policy Issues and Experience in Mexico: Trade, Economic Development, and the Environment, J.M. Rios
Economic Development Experience in Nigeria, A. Sekwat
Economic Development in South Africa, T.F. Buss and S. Dwivedi
Accidental Freedom: Economic Development Experience in Post-Mao China, K. Chen
The Imperitives of Economic Liberalization and Political Control in the Cuban Transition, M.A. Rivera
Economic Development in Eastern Europe, T.F. Buss
The Economic Development Experience of Mongolia, F. Nixson
Economic Development in a Transforming Economy: The Vietnam Experience, K.V. Thai, R.G. Rhodd, P.T. Brannon, and L.J. Noe

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