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Regional Economic Development

The Federal Role, 1st Edition

By Gordon C. Cameron


162 pages

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First published in 1970, Regional Economic Development: The Federal Role examines the economic viability of depressed areas and regions.This bookquestions whether there is adequate justification, on national economic grounds, for Federal involvement with distressed area revitalisation and looks at the main guidelines for intervention in relation to typology of distressed areas. This title is an ideal resource for students interested in politics, macroeconomics, and federal policies concerning the revitalisation of distressed areas and economies.

Table of Contents

Acknowledgements; 1. Introduction 2. The Case for Federal Involvement 3. Growth Centers and the Areas of Severe Distress 4. The Evolving Federal Role – The Legislated Framework 5. The Evolving Federal Strategy – Program Implementation 6. National, Regional, and State Planning and the Regional Action Planning Commissions 7. Conclusions; Appendix

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