Neighborhood Initiative and the Regional Economy

  title={Neighborhood Initiative and the Regional Economy},
  author={Jeremy A Nowak},
  journal={Economic Development Quarterly},
  pages={10 - 3}
  • Jeremy A Nowak
  • Published 1 February 1997
  • Economics
  • Economic Development Quarterly
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