Emerging Themes In Economic Geography Outcomes Of The Economic Geography 2010 Workshop

Emerging Themes In Economic Geography Outcomes Of The Economic Geography 2010 Workshop Economic Geography sponsored a workshop to brainstorm collectively the emerging research themes in economic geography. We gathered a small group of midcareer scholars from 19 institutions in 7 countries on April 12–13, 2010, in Washington, D.C., to address what we considered a collective [...]

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Cost Of Dropouts In The Capital Region

Cost Of Dropouts In The Capital Region Educational attainment is a critical input in securing positive outcomes on a wide range of dimen- sions of well-being among youth, including physical and mental health, employment, and civic engagement. The purpose of this working paper is to provide an analysis of the costs associated with high school [...]

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Computers In The Wild Guilds And Next Generation Unionism In The Information Revolution

Computers In The Wild Guilds And Next Generation Unionism In The Information Revolution One of the aspects of the information revolution that has had negative implications for many workers is the erosion of the workplace as a basis for long-term security and collective solidarity. The dramatic pace of technological change, complex restructuring of firms, and [...]

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Collaboration Conflict And Community Building At The Regional Scale Implications For Advocacy Planning

Collaboration Conflict And Community Building At The Regional Scale Implications For Advocacy Planning Some see the regional equity perspective as placing undue emphasis on intersectoral cooperation and the complementarity between growth and equity. Is regional equity a departure from an Advocacy Planning paradigm in which values are central, justice is key, and decision making is [...]

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Brother Can You Spare Some Time? Sustaining Prosperity And Social Inclusion In Americas Metropolitan Regions

Brother Can You Spare Some Time? Sustaining Prosperity And Social Inclusion In Americas Metropolitan Regions Understanding the factors and processes that help regions sustain economic growth has become a topic of increasing interest in recent years. We examine factors associated with the length of ‘growth spells’ for the 184 largest regions in the United States [...]

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An Option For The Poor 
A Research Audit For Community Based Regionalism In California’s Central Coast

An Option For The Poor 
A Research Audit For Community Based Regionalism In California’s Central Coast Community-based organizations are increasingly interested in tackling issues of regional economic development to address the inequality and resource shortfalls that plague their constituents. Some groups have conducted regional audits to understand the economic and political terrain and select entry [...]

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A Research Audit For Community Based Regionalism In California’s Central Coast