Public-Private Partnerships For Local Economic Development

Public-Private Partnerships For Local Economic Development

by Norman Walzer
     
 

ISBN-10: 0275961532

ISBN-13: 9780275961534

Pub. Date: 04/30/1998

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Public-private partnerships are becoming increasingly important in the local economic development efforts of many cities. This collection of essays compares U.S. cities with those in western Europe. Conceptual issues are discussed, and comparisons at the city level illustrate the process, pitfalls, and results of such partnerships. Readers will be able to

Overview

Public-private partnerships are becoming increasingly important in the local economic development efforts of many cities. This collection of essays compares U.S. cities with those in western Europe. Conceptual issues are discussed, and comparisons at the city level illustrate the process, pitfalls, and results of such partnerships. Readers will be able to understand the types of partnership arrangements used in each country. Factors contributing to the success of these arrangements are discussed and compared. Scholars and students of local economic development and public finance, as well as public officials and economic development practitioners will benefit from the unique comparative framework used in this volume.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780275961534
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
04/30/1998
Pages:
262
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.75(d)

Table of Contents

Preface

Introduction and Overview by Norman Walzer and Brian D. Jacobs

Economic Development Roles in American Cities: A Contextual Analysis of Shifting Partnership Arrangements by Susan E. Clarke

Public-Private Partnerships in U. S. Cities by Norman Walzer and Lori York

Bureaupolitics and Public-Private Partnerships in Economic Development in the British West Midlands by Brian D. Jacobs

Measuring the Success of Partnership Endeavors by Dalia Lichfield

Information Technology, Local Government, and the State: The Diffusion of New Technologies in Sweden by Jon Pierre

Partnerships in Two European Cities by Hazel Duffy

Regenerating South Yorkshire: How the Public Sector Dominates Business Partnerships in Britain by Jim A. Chandler

Urban Revitalization Strategies and Public-Private Partnerships in German Cities by J:urgen Friedrichs

Partnerships as Models of Economic Governance: A Regulationist Perspective by Martin Jones

The Politics of Economic Development in a French Rural Area by Andy Smith

Index

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