Publisher description for Regional economic development : analysis and planning strategy / Robert J. Stimson, Roger R. Stough, Brian H. Roberts.


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The second edition of this book is completely reedited making the book even more valuable for graduate students, reflecting recent advances and adding insightful new material. The book is about the analysis of regional economic performance and change, and how analysis integrates with strategies for local and regional economic development policy and planning. First, the book provides the reader with an overview of key theoretical and conceptual contexts within which the economic development process takes place. However, the deliberate emphasis is to provide the reader with an account of quantitative and qualitative approaches to regional economic analysis and of old and new strategic frameworks for formulating regional economic development planning.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Regional planning.
Regional economic disparities.
Economic development.