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Research Highlights From The 2015 Inner City Economic Summit, Kim Zeuli, Haifeng Qian Oct 2015

Research Highlights From The 2015 Inner City Economic Summit, Kim Zeuli, Haifeng Qian

Employment Research Newsletter

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The Role Of Small Business: A Tale Of Two Cities, George A. Erickcek Oct 1997

The Role Of Small Business: A Tale Of Two Cities, George A. Erickcek

Employment Research Newsletter

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What Should The Federal Government Be Doing About Urban Economic Development?, Timothy J. Bartik Mar 1994

What Should The Federal Government Be Doing About Urban Economic Development?, Timothy J. Bartik

Upjohn Institute Working Papers

The federal government should focus its policies towards economic development on areas in which the federal government has some unique advantages. Federal policy should: (1) discourage financial subsidies to specific large firms by state and local governments; (2) expand the federal role in economic development services in which national action has some special advantages, such as developing information on foreign markets, encouraging large national banks to be more involved in economic development, supporting the development of the "Information Superhighway," and encouraging new technology development; (3) provide modest support for state and local efforts to increase business productivity through technology extension ...