Managing Local Economic Development

Concepts and Practices

By K. Tom Liou

Series Editor: David H. Rosenbloom

© 2012 – CRC Press

600 pages

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About the Book

Managing Local Economic Development introduces key concepts and strategies necessary for the successful development of local economies. It presents a complete analysis of local economic growth through the examination of several areas of development, including planning, assessment, finance, organization, operation, personnel, evaluation, and politics. After a thorough review of important foundational concepts, the book examines real-world experience by discussing operational strategies of economic development management that address current economic issues. It also provides instructions, examples, figures, tables, and summaries to facilitate understanding of these strategies.

Table of Contents

Introduction. Development Concepts and Theories. Development Planning. Development Assessment. Development Strategy. Development Finance. Development Organization. Development Personnel and Operation. Development Evaluation. Development Politics and Ethics.

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Public Administration and Public Policy

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Government & Business
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Policy / City Planning & Urban Development
POLITICAL SCIENCE / Public Affairs & Administration