Policy Issues for Economic Development of Small Regions

Policy Issues for Economic Development of Small Regions

by Richard W. Janson



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780533156467
Publisher: Vantage Press, Inc.
Publication date: 12/28/2007
Pages: 243
Product dimensions: 5.75(w) x 8.03(h) x 0.63(d)

Table of Contents

Preface     ix
Technology: Tomorrow's Determinate     1
Interregional Trade: Adjunct to Innovation     19
World-Class Technology Centers: The Ohio Model     58
Leading Edge Manufacturers, High Tech Manufacturers and Mass Assembly Manufacturers and Their Strategic Significance to Ohio Development     78
Full Employment for Ohio Citizens     89
Expansion of the Polymer and Composites Industry of Northern Ohio     105
Issues Concerning Start-up Science and Technology Companies     123
Financial Reporting for Research Centers That Link Industry, Unviersity and Government     126
Spatial Effects of the Emerging Biotechnologies from Industry Perspectives     134
Trends in Economic Growth Relevant to Ohio Department of Development Policy     147
Origin of Ohio Subregions and Competitive Context of Subregion Development     158
Dynamic Development of Subregions     175
Growth Centers in a Geographic Context     189
Recycling Old Factory Buildings     198
Comments on the Formation of the Animal Recombinant Biotechnology Center at Ohio University, Athens, Ohio     204
The Basis for Ohio Energy Policy     207
The Role of the University in Ohio from the Point of View of an Economic Geographer     232
Reprint of Book Review- The New Geography of Consumer Spending     238

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