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A QUANTITATIVE ASSESSMENT OF FACTORS CONTRIBUTING TO THE ECONOMIC GROWTH OF MICHIGAN REGIONS

Denys Nizalov

No 10995, Graduate Research Master's Degree Plan B Papers from Michigan State University, Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics

Abstract: Many studies in regional development and economic geography are focused on factors that determine regional growth. In this paper a review of existing studies of regional growth is presented. The explanation power of the most recent studies is tested using the case of Michigan economy. In particular, the impact of high-tech industries, social attractiveness factors and regional economic development policies on the per capita income growth rate for Michigan counties is studied. Finally, the difference in effect of the policy and other factors in rural and metropolitan areas is assessed. The results of this work might be helpful in setting priorities using different development policy instruments.

Keywords: Community/Rural/Urban; Development (search for similar items in EconPapers)
Pages: 177
Date: 2003
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DOI: 10.22004/ag.econ.10995

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