What Type of City to Be ? Local Government Receptivity to Industrial , Commercial , and Residential Development

@inproceedings{Lewis2001WhatTO,
  title={What Type of City to Be ? Local Government Receptivity to Industrial , Commercial , and Residential Development},
  author={Paul Lewis},
  year={2001}
}
The literature on urban development politics provides clues, but no consensus, regarding the orientation of local governments toward specific types of new growth. This paper examines the receptivity of cities to industrial, commercial, and residential development, drawing upon a mail survey of top administrative officials in 330 California municipalities. Bivariate data suggest that communities with highly imbalanced jobs/population ratios seek development that will rectify those imbalances… CONTINUE READING