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Central city decline: regional or neighborhood solutions?

Abstract: The decline of a central city often has economic and social implications for an entire region. But where does the solution lie? Are regional approaches to problems concentrated in central cities warranted? Or should we seek local solutions by transforming cities into a group of smaller, more autonomous communities? Dick Voith looks at some of the issues involved in these questions and suggests that the regional benefits of improving a central city's economy are large

Keywords: Regional economics; Cities and towns; Philadelphia (Pa.);

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Bibliographic Information

Provider: Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

Part of Series: Business Review

Publication Date: 1996

Issue: Mar

Pages: 3-16