Planning Local Economic Development Theory and Practice

ISBN-10: 1412960932

ISBN-13: 9781412960939

Edition: 4th 2010

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List price: $59.00
Edition: 4th
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: SAGE Publications, Incorporated
Publication date: 10/1/2009
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 464
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.342
Language: English

The Enduring Argument for Local Economic Development Planning
Local Economic Development Planning in the Face of Globalization
The Influence of Outsourcing and Insourcing
People and Places Left Out of the New Economy
The Future of Local Economic Development Planning
The Influence of National and State Policies Influence on Local Economic Development
Three Approaches to National Economic Policy
Monetary and Tax Policy
Trade Policy
Welfare to Workfare Policy
Health Care Policy
Employment Policy
National Policy Targeting Local Economic Development
Coordination of Local and National Development Efforts
State Economic Development Approaches
Challenges and Opportunities Inherent in Economic Development Policy Making
Concepts and Theory of Local Economic Development
Defining Local Economic Development
Theories of Growth and Development
Translating Theory Into Practice
Theories, Models, and Fads in Local Economic Development Planning
The Continued Evolution of Economic Development Theory Into Local Practice
The Local Economic Development Profession and Professionals
The Role of The Economic Development Practitioner
The Community
The Organization
The Task Functions
The Clients
The Professional Roles
Economic Development Careers
The Local Economic Development Planning Process
Preliminary Tasks of Local Economic Development Planning
The Six Phases of Planning
Managing Planning Resources in the Community
Selecting a Local Economic Development Role
Typology of Planning Approaches
Features of Local Economic Development Planning
Putting It All Together: Creating a Local Economic Development Strategy (Part I)
Introduction to Analytical Methods for Local Economic Development Planning
Information and Analytical Requirements for Local Economic Development Planning
Understanding an Economy's Strengths and Weaknesses
The Economic Profile
Building on Comparisons
Gathering Available Descriptive Data
Examining Analytical Techniques
Principles of Economic Projections
Putting It All Together: Creating a Local Economic Development Strategy (Part II)
Local Economic Development Strategy
The Goals of Local Economic Development
Prerequisites for Successful Strategy Formulation
Selecting Strategic Options
Economic Development Plans Within the Context of Comprehensive Plans
Common Traps in Strategy Formulation
Assembling the Elements of a Strategy
Projects From Strategies
Plan Financing and Implementation
Locality Development
Landbanking and Community Land Trusts
Physical Infrastructure Development on Industrial and Commercial Land
Speculative Buildings
Zoning Regulations
Business Improvement Districts
Regulatory Improvement Through Simplification
Housing and Neighborhood Improvement
Household Services
Community Services
Business Development
Creating a Good Business Climate
Entrepreuneur Development and Economic Gardening
One-Stop Business Assistance Centers
Start-Up Venture Financing Companies and Development Banks
Small Business Development Centers
Women's Enterprises
Promotion and Tourism Programs
Research and Development
Enterprise Zones
The Use of Financial Incentives for Business Development
Human Resource Development
Workforce Development
Realities of an Undertrained Workforce
Public Role in Workforce Development
Goals of Human Resource Programs
Matching Human Resource Programs and Economic Development Objectives
Education as the Foundation of Human Resource Development
Implementing a Human Resource Development Strategy
Community Economic Development
Community Development Corporations
Community Cooperatives
Local Enterprise Agencies
Employee/Worker Ownership
Targeting and Marketing Neighborhood/Community Assets
Building the Implementation Plan
Public-Private Partnerships
Marketing Community
Project Financing
Assessing Project Viability
Detailed Feasibility Studies
Developing Cash Flow Analysis
Case Study Pro Forma
Project Sustainability
Organizational Design
Monitoring and Evaluation
Institutional Approaches for Local Economic Development
Organizational Requirements for Local Development
Public-Private Partnerships
The Economic Development Specialist
Institutional Approaches to Local Economic Development
A Typology of Development Organizations
Local Economic Development Planning's Response to the Flatter and Climate Challenged World
Finding Solutions Through Technology and Innovation
The Technology Development Process
Fostering The High-Tech Base
Conclusion: The Future of Local Economic Development Planning
About the Authors
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