Mark D., Partridge and M. Rose, Olfert (2010): The Winner's Choice: Sustainable Economic Strategies for Successful 21st Century Regions. Forthcoming in: Applied Economic Policy Perspectives
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Throughout the second half of the 20th Century, urbanization, new technologies, rapid labor-saving productivity growth in primary industries, and improved highways combined to create large-scale rural-urban functionally integrated regions. These forces have raised the stakes for regions in their pursuit of economic development and growth, making successful regional policy even more important. Changes to the governance structures consistent with the increased interdependence within broad rural-urban regions will improve the region's competitiveness; adopting fad-based approaches and policies aimed at “picking winners” will be less fruitful. Going forward, continuing globalization and environmental sustainability have the potential to fundamentally reshape relative regional attractiveness.
|Item Type:||MPRA Paper|
|Original Title:||The Winner's Choice: Sustainable Economic Strategies for Successful 21st Century Regions|
|Keywords:||Regional Policy, Rural Development|
|Subjects:||R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R5 - Regional Government Analysis > R58 - Regional Development Planning and Policy
R - Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics > R1 - General Regional Economics > R10 - General
H - Public Economics > H0 - General
|Depositing User:||Mark D. Partridge|
|Date Deposited:||19. Mar 2011 19:03|
|Last Modified:||12. Feb 2013 22:19|
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