THE EFFECT OF LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT POLICY ON EMPLOYMENT GROWTH IN RURAL COUNTIES IN THE MID-ATLANTIC REGION

This 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.


Issue Date:
2002
Publication Type:
Working or Discussion Paper
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/15831
Total Pages:
26
Series Statement:
FREC Staff Paper SP02-04




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