Critical Evaluations of Economic Development Policies

Critical Evaluations of Economic Development Policies

by Daniel Felsenstein
     
 

This ground-breaking text offers alternative models for critical evaluation of the values behind and the success of local-level economic development policies.See more details below

Overview

This ground-breaking text offers alternative models for critical evaluation of the values behind and the success of local-level economic development policies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780814329009
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press
Publication date:
03/28/2004
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
224
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.69(d)

Table of Contents

Preface
Introduction1
1Planning for a change : an assessment of EDA's local planning initiatives21
2Do the ends justify the means? : Frost, Machiavelli, and distributive outcomes for local economic development55
3The local public balance sheet : an alternative evaluation methodology for local economic development77
4A review of alternative economic base study methods for community economic development101
5Can evaluation for empowerment be applied to economic development in empowerment zones?114
6Evaluating the welfare outcomes of local economic development programs : a job-chains approach130
7Regional economic modeling and the study of distributional issues144
References173
Notes on contributors195
Index199

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