Chapter 2 from Economic Development: Strategies for State and Local Practice, 2nd Edition, addresses theories of development. Economic development theories described in this chapter include diverse views of the role of government. Within the context of the role of government debate, alternative perspectives (supply side versus demand side) are described. Also, specific models of development (location, export, innovation) are described..
- Learning objectives
- Role of government in economic development
- Supply-side and demand-side economics
- Location, export, and innovation models
- Economic development and regionalism
- Study questions
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