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On SAGE Insight: Strengthening Manufacturing—How Research Can Inform Public Policy

Article title:  Strengthening Manufacturing—How Research Can Inform Public Policy: An Introduction to the Special Issue From: Economic Development Quarterly The narrative about manufacturing has changed dramatically during the past decade. Throughout the first decade of the 21st century, American manufacturing … Continue reading

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Cleaning up the mess: redevelopment of urban brownfields

From Economic Development Quarterly The state of Michigan has had an aggressive program of environmental cleanup efforts targeted at contaminated properties since the early 1970s. Following  legislative changes brownfield redevelopment was made a top economic and environmental priority. This article examines … Continue reading

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Do we jeopardize state budgets when we entice the film industry to visit?

The creative economy as “big business”: evaluating state strategies to lure filmmakers From Journal of Planning Education and Research The “gold rush” in entertainment media continues whilst the worldwide taxpayer picks up the tab, supporting film and TV production costs … Continue reading

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