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Local Economic Development

A Geographical Comparison of Rural Community Restructuring


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Published by United Nations University Press .
Written in English

  • Development economics,
  • Economic geography,
  • Rural communities,
  • Structural adjustment (Economi,
  • Political Science,
  • Community Development,
  • Rural Economic Development,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Rural development,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Public Policy - Economic Policy,
  • Development - Economic Development,
  • Structural adjustment (Economic policy),
  • Case studies,
  • Resource-based communities

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsCecily Neil (Editor), Markku Tykkylainen (Editor)
    The Physical Object
    Number of Pages365
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9128139M
    ISBN 109280809989
    ISBN 109789280809985

    From studies that demonstrate the economic impact of independent retailers to the powerful message of the IndieBound movement and networking with like-minded organizations, ABA is working to strengthen awareness about the crucial role independent retailers play in local economies and communities. This practice-oriented course focuses on strengthening the economic capacity of local and regional communities. Taking into account the UN’s post development agenda, this course will explore strategies and tools for local authorities to promote sustainable and inclusive economic growth and decent work for all. Local economic development (LED) should be everybody’s business, including local residents, local business people and government. LED is globally, but especially in developing countries, seen as the solution to improved quality of life, unemployment, poverty and inequality. LED is a relatively new field of research and policy formulation.

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Internal Revenue Services Initiatives to Reduce Regulatory & Paperwork Burdens on Small Business, Hearing, Committee on Small Business, U.S. House of Representatives, 104th Congress, 1st Session, October 25, 1995.

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Jan 13,  · Local Economic Development: Analysis, Practices, and Globalization [John P. Blair, Michael Charles Carroll] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. Local Local Economic Development book are the building blocks for national ones.

An updated and expansive core text, the Second Edition of Local Economic Development: AnalysisCited by: "Planning Local Economic Development: Theory and Practice is the authoritative and comprehensive text for students of economic development planning and policy.

The authors, leading scholars of the urban planning field, present an engaging and lively introduction to the field. The book strikes a perfect balance between theory and by: The book concludes with the presentation of a multi-causal theory of local economic development that is intended to assist in understanding restructuring processes in rural areas and, hence, to.

The main goal of economic development is improving the economic well being of a community through efforts that entail job creation, job retention, tax base enhancements and quality of life.

As there is no single definition for economic development, there is no single strategy, policy, or program for achieving successful economic development. Welcome to this MOOC on Local Economic Development (LED). Local economic development refers to the processes by which local governments, businesses, and civil society groups get together to raise income sustainably and improve their lives in a well-defined area/5(20).

Mar 29,  · Local economies are the building blocks for national ones. An updated and expansive core text, the Second Edition of Local Economic Development: Analysis, Practices, and Globalization provides a comprehensive introduction to the economics of local economic software-comparativo.comg into cutting-edge topics such as cluster analysis, creative class orientation, competitive/5(7).

The contributors [to Local Economic Development in the Changing World: The Experience of Southern Africa] are among the very best scholars in the field." -Gary Gaile, University of Colorado "Etienne Nel and Christian Rogerson have produced an excellent book.

Blair’s academic articles have appeared in such journals as Land Economics, Growth and Change, and Economic Development Quarterly. John P. Blair is a Professor of Economics at Wright State University where he teaches courses in urban economics and local economic development.

He received a Ph. from West Virginia University. Local Economic Development Training Module 5 Purpose and context The purpose of local economic development (lEd) is to build up the economic capac-ity of a local area to improve its economic future and the quality of life for all.

it is a pro-cess by which public, business and. This textbook is concerned with economic development at the local, community or regional scale. Its aim is to provide students with a comprehensive introduction to contemporary thinking about locally based economic development, how growth can be planned and how that development can be realized.

In addition to managing development in a strained economic climate, most administrators are also expected to be stewards of the environment. However, economic conditions often leave them with limited options for pursuing economic development and, at the same time, being environmentally mindful.

Local Economic Development (LED) is an approach to economic development, of note in the developing world that, as its name implies, places importance on activities in and by cities, districts and involves added micro-economic measures at the local level to complement macro-economic measures at the national level.

The pivotal assumption behind this book is that research should and can lead to general statements about economic development. As a result, scholars of economics and public finance, public administration, political science, urban studies, policy studies, and development studies will appreciate this invaluable resource.

Within economic development on local level we find the Local Economic Development (LED) The LED is a process of identifying and using local resources to create sustainable economic and social development in local areas to assist in; • creating more jobs; • developing local markets; • growing small, medium and micro enterprises (SMMEs).

Experiences in Local Economic Development (LED) Local Economic Development as an alternative approach to economic development in Sub-Saharan Africa, 3 and effective approach to simultaneously enhance economic growth and reduce poverty.

Across SSA LED strategies may be able to offer a more people-centred and locality. "This book reviews theories of local economic development and shows how each theory informs real-world policy and practice. The authors lay out the basic assumptions, concepts, and implications of the most important theories of economic growth and go on to explain how each theory or approach translates into a strategy for economic development.

Written by authors with years of academic, regional, and city planning experience, the classic Planning Local Economic Development has laid the foundation for practitioners and academics working in planning and policy development for generations. With deeper coverage of sustainability and resiliency, the new Sixth Edition explores the theories of local economic development while addressing the.

Adding Value: Towards understanding proximity, distance and diversity in economic interaction and local development, Päivi Oinas and Arnoud Lagendijk; Index. About the Author/Editor. Dr Arnoud Lagendijk is from Nijmegen School of Management, The Netherlands.

Dr Päivi Oinas is from Erasmus University, Rotterdam, The Netherlands. About the. “Leigh and Blakely’s Planning Local Economic Development is the gold standard for texts in local economic development. The book provides excellent breadth and depth of conceptual and analytical frameworks in the field of economic development while also integrating applied case materials.

Economic development affects all realms of life, economic, political and philosophical. It is policy in practice and a goal in process, yet there is no end point. This book will help you explore and understand what is meant by this term and how it affects the world and your local environment.

This case study presents and analyses Local Economic Development (LED) initiatives and challenges from two districts in Ghana. The study is a qualitative case study that uses individual interviews.

stimulating local economic development to the benefit of their citizens. The process of developing the LED Training Series relied on the above-mentioned basic philosophy of knowledge sharing. As is evident in the Acknowledgements, a wide range of local economic development professionals offered their ideas and experience to make this final document.

So far in this book the focus has been on the evolution of what might be regarded as the traditional approaches to regional economic analysis and to regional and local economic development. The economic impacts of tourism on host societies are usually measured through changes to the Gross Regional Product (GRP), multipliers, input-output analysis, and local-level impact studies.

[9] As in other forms of economic development, there are several types of multipliers that can be studied. Economic development encompasses a wide range of concerns. As practiced at the local level it is a technique-dominated field concerned with increasing jobs and the tax base, primarily by marketing the location to prospective and existing employers.3/5(3).

Local economic development (LED) is seen as one of the most important ways of decreasing poverty. Local economic development must aim to create jobs by making the local economy grow. This means that more businesses and factories should be started in the municipal area. As part of the IDP, key stakeholders in a municipality must come together to.

Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index. Contents. Preface Overview; Chapter 1: 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.

No part of this book may be reprinted or reproduced or utilised in any form or by any electronic, mechanical, or other means, including photocopying and recording, or in tourism and local economic development (LED).

Many municipalities completed their IDPs during early Local Government, Local Governance and Sustainable Development. Local economic development (LED) everybody’s business, including local residents, local should be business people and government.

LED is globally, but especially in developing countries, seen as the solution to improved quality of life, unemployment, poverty and inequality. LED is a relatively new field of. Desarrollo Económico Local + Empleo - Material para promotores; Local Development and Decent Work Resource Kit [pdf KB] Reader Inter-Agency Conference on Local Economic Development; Local economic development for employment generation, peace and security: approaches, tools, and good practices in the Philippines.

Jul 08,  · This book focuses upon the potential to integrate economic and environmental policies at the local and regional scale.

Local initiatives are investigated within their wider economic and environmental policy contexts in order to illustrate both the constraints and Cited by: local growth and economic development. The political economy in secondary cities, and their surrounding jurisdictions, are rarely considered with a view to identify some possible economic development priorities.

The question as to what may be the ‘best-fit’ local economic development. Get this from a library. Planning local economic development: theory and practice. [Edward J Blakely; Nancey Green Leigh] -- "Since the appearance of the first edition inPlanning Local Economic Development has been the foundation for an entire generation of practitioners and academics working in planning and policy.

Local economic development: a primer developing and implementing local economic development strategies and action plans (Hungarian) Abstract.

The purpose of local economic development (LED) is to build up the economic capacity of a local area in order to Cited by: Several prominent books on state and local economic development policies describe the many new wave policies and debate whether the new wave approach or the traditional approach is better.2 While that debate is important, my focus in this book is on whether the general approach of assisting business for economic development purposes is.

Sep 01,  · The policy of local economic development (LED) is currently attracting considerable attention in government and development circles in South Africa.

This article seeks to critically examine and assess the key contextual considerations which influence LED, its emergence and its chances of success. In this regard, the notions of post‐Fordism and the important role of government are by: Local Taxation and Economic Development The book contains a very clear and interesting structure.

Can be used as a textbook for courses on regional policy. The second edition offers a global perspective on local economic development and incorporates a more practical approach to LED which is especially beneficial to students preparing.

Jun 01,  · In recent years, local economic development (LED) has become a widely practised development strategy in the countries of the North at both the local government and community levels. LED is less widely implemented in the South where, in most instances, it Cited by: Bartik’s book, Who Benefits from State and Local Economic Development Policies?, is widely cited as an important and influential review of the evidence on how local policies affect economic development.

Bartik is co-editor of Economic Development Quarterly, the only journal focused on local economic development in the United States. It highlights new evidence on policies to support job creation, bringing together LEED’s* latest research on labor market, entrepreneurship, and local economic development policy to help.

LOCAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT PLANNING: A MITNICIP AL GUIDEBOOK CHAPTER ONE: LOCAL ECONOl\1IC DEVELOPMENT PLAN There are many reasons for your community to develop its own economic development plan.

By its very nature, a LEDP seeks to distinguish one COlll1~unity from those sUlTounding it.Alleviating Poverty through Local Economic Development Lessons from Nusa Tenggara v district of Bima. This book discusses local economic development strategy based on real local conditions, on empirical experiences in implementing local economic development programmes in the region.

Therefore, on behalf of the local government.Community economic development is a branch of local economic development. Community economic development is based on two essential notions.

First, the community or neighborhood should be the focal point for developing human, social, and physical resources.