Place Based Policies , Heterogeneity , and Agglomeration

  title={Place Based Policies , Heterogeneity , and Agglomeration},
  author={By PATRICK KLINE},
  • Published 2009
Like politics, the process of economic development is intrinsically local. Communities vie ferociously for jobs, offering tax credits, infrastructure improvements, and in some cases cash to attract investment to particular regions, cities, or even neighborhoods. In the U.S., federal and state governments target resources towards particular areas in the hopes of stimulating investment, alleviating poverty, and in some cases even recovering from natural disasters. These place based policies… CONTINUE READING
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