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Economic Growth

Research universities as engines of economic growth: How do research universities impact regional economic growth?

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Pink, Stephanie Arnette
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Mississippi State Universit
  • Published Location: United States -- Mississippi
  • ISBN: 9781267060105
  • Country: United States

As a result of the 2008-2010 economic crisis as well as continuing efforts to redevelop and revitalize local economies, public administrators across America are challenged with the task of developing methods to sustain their economies. According to Florida (2002) economic growth today is contingent upon a locality's ability to attract a cer ....

Resource Taxation and Remote Aboriginal Expenditure

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Blackwell, B. and Dollery, B.
  • Editors: David Prentice
  • Journal Name: Economic Papers: A journal of applied economics and policy
  • Journal Number: Vol. 32 Issue 3
  • Publisher: The Economic Society of Australia
  • ISBN: 1759-3441
  • Country: Australia

Resource taxation is a key concern for resource-rich nations. An especially thorny public policy question revolves around how resource taxation translates into benefits for affected communities in which resource extraction occurs. This article considers the international and Australian experience with mineral resource taxes, the types of taxes em ....

Rethinking Federal Policy for Regional Economic Development

  • Year: 2006
  • Author: Mark Drabenstott
  • Journal Name: Economic Review
  • Journal Number: First Quarter 2006
  • Publisher: Federal Reserve of Kansas City
  • Published Location: Kansas City, MO
  • Country: United States

This article examines how federal policy might shift to align with the new global economy. Three steps are essential in framing those shifts. 1. Federal programs are highly fragmented today, programs largely assume that all regions grow the same way, and that federal spending is focused heavily on physical infrastructure for an industrial econo ....

Role of the Entrepreneurial Sector in the Regional Development: Case Study Gorj County

  • Year: 2010
  • Author: Braghina, Cristian; Talânga, Cristian; Zamfir, Daniela; Cepoiu, Andreea Loreta
  • Journal Name: Human Geographies
  • Journal Number: Vol.4, No.1
  • Publisher: Bucharest University
  • Published Location: Bucharest, Romania
  • Country: Romania
  • State/Region: Gorj

The entrepreneurial sector has hardly existed in Romania before 1989. Usually this was restricted to rural spaces, excluded from the cooperative system, and generally, it did not extend beyond a familial level. The connection between the entrepreneurial initiative and the functional structuring of the geographic space is obvious in the ....


  • Year: 2011
  • Journal Name: SEGRA 2011 ‘Promoting Regional Australia: regions and their cities’
  • Country: Australia

Papers from the Sustainable Economic Growth for Regional Australia Conference 2011. Report Location ....

Selection, Agriculture, and Cross-Country Productivity Differences

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: David Lagakos and Michael E. Waugh
  • Journal Name: The American Economic Review
  • Journal Number: Vol. 103, No. 2
  • Publisher: American Economic Association
  • ISBN: 00028282
  • Country: United States

Cross-country labor productivity differences are larger in agriculture than in non-agriculture. We propose a new explanation for these patterns in which the self-selection of heterogeneous workers determines sector productivity. We formalize our theory in a generalequilibrium Roy model in which preferences feature a subsistence food requirement. ....

Senior Entrepreneurship

  • Year: 2013
  • Author: Teemu Kautonen
  • Journal Number: A background paper for the OECD Centre for Entrepreneurship, SMEs and Local Development
  • Publisher: Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development

This paper provides an overview of the research on senior entrepreneurship focussing especially on the scope of the phenomenon, the specific barriers faced by older entrepreneurs, the advantages they may have over younger entrepreneurs and what policy currently does and what it could and perhaps should do. Report LocationClick here to view the ....

Services to Indigenous people in the Shire of Wiluna: mapping and gap analysis: final report

  • Year: 2004
  • Author: Western Australia. Department of Indigenous Affairs
  • Publisher: Department of Indigenous Affairs
  • Published Location: Perth, WA
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The Shire of Wiluna covers an area of 184,000 square kilometres of predominantly mining and pastoral land. It lies on the western edge of the Western Desert, which also extends across the Northern Territory and South Australia. This report identifies the strengths, issues and gaps in services impacting on Indigenous people in the S ....

Services to Indigenous people in the town of Port Hedland: mapping and gap analysis: final draft

  • Year: 2003
  • Author: Western Australia. Department of Indigenous Affairs
  • Publisher: Department of Indigenous Affairs
  • Published Location: Perth, WA
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: Western Australia

The town of Port Hedland is a town of many contrasts, with high incomes and a strong resource sector on the one hand, abject poverty, disadvantage and social problems on the other. Although Indigenous people have been major contributors to the culture, diversity and development of the region, they have generally failed to share equ ....

Shift-Share Analysis: South Australian Government Regions

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: EconSearch
  • Publisher: Department of Trade and Economic Development
  • Published Location: Marryatville SA
  • Country: Australia
  • State/Region: South Australia

The aim of the analysis was to identify factors which have contributed to the change in economic structure of the Government regions of South Australia (SA) between 2001 (base-year) and 2006 (end-year). The report is a component of the broader project; ‘Input-Output Tables for South Australia and its Regions, 2006/07’ (EconSearch 2008a). Th ....

Short Run Impacts of Trade Liberalisation on the Regional Economy in Indonesia

  • Year: 2007
  • Author: Sukiyono, Ketut; Siriwardana, Mahinda
  • Journal Name: Australasian Journal of Regional Studies, The
  • Journal Number: Vol. 13, No. 1
  • Country: Indonesia

This paper examines the impact of trade liberalisation on regional and national economies in Indonesia using the computable general equilibrium (CGE) modelling approach. The study found that the liberalisation of Indonesian trade has a positive impact on both regional and national economies. The trade liberalisation improves the pe ....

Small town decline and survival: trends, causes and policy issues

  • Year: 2001
  • Author: Collits, P
  • Editors: Rogers, M. F. and Collins, Y. M. J.
  • Journal Name: The future of Australia's country towns
  • Publisher: Centre for Sustainable Regional Communities, La Trobe University
  • Published Location: Bendigo, Vic
  • ISBN: 1864465352
  • Country: Australia

This paper addresses the economic issues surrounding small town decline and government policy. The author discusses the perceived causes of the decline of small towns and examines the case for government assistance. He concludes that small town policy is only one aspect of broader regional policy, and that the real question for gov ....

Small Towns Big Ideas: Case Studies in Small Town Community Economic Development

  • Year: 2008
  • Author: Will Lambe
  • Publisher: N.C. Rural Economic Development Center
  • Published Location: Raleigh, NC
  • Country: United States
  • State/Region: North Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Arkansas, Minnesota, California, Maryland, Carolina, Georgia, Missouri, Nebraska, Tennessee, Nebraska, Oregon, Iowa, Indiana

Small Towns, Big Ideas is the result of an intensive, yearlong effort to identify and document the stories of small towns that are surviving - and in come cases, thriving - as hubs of civic and economic activity. This publication includes stories about planning and implementing economic development strategies in 45 small towns with populations ....

Small towns Big returns: Economic and social impact of the Karen resettlement in Nhill

  • Year: 2015
  • Author: AMES and Deloitte Access Economics
  • State/Region: Nhill, Victoria

This case study – Small Towns, Big Returns – provides new and important insights into the economic and social value that can accrue through these initiatives, and identifies factors that contribute to their success. These insights can both create the case for, and inform planning of, resettlement in other Australian communities. Report Loca ....

Social capital and rural community self-development: Understanding community satisfaction and its impact on entrepreneurial climate and community outcomes

  • Year: 2011
  • Author: Tajuddin, Rosita Mohd.
  • Journal Name: ProQuest Dissertations and Theses
  • Publisher: Iowa State University
  • Published Location: United States -- Iowa
  • ISBN: 9781124872421
  • Country: United States

Rural communities need to move beyond their market remoteness and limitations by engaging in innovation and entrepreneurship that will enhance rural economic growth and strength. Self-development efforts provide opportunities for remote regions to increase their entrepreneurship activities, strengthen the rural economy, and enhance soci ....

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