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Main streets of tomorrow : growing and financing rural entrepreneurs : a conference summary

Entrepreneurship is the new focal point for rural development. This was the consensus of 200 rural policy officials and experts who gathered in Kansas City on April 28-29 for the fourth annual rural policy conference hosted by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City?s Center for the Study of Rural America. For much of the past half century, rural development has been driven by twin incentives aimed at business recruitment and retention. This strategy is no longer working so well, however, for one simple reason?globalization. In a global marketplace, lower cost business sites abound, making ...
Economic Review , Volume 88 , Issue Q III , Pages 73-85

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Can rural America plan for tomorrow's drought?

Main Street Economist , Issue Feb

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Innovations in rural governance : 2003 annual report

Main Street Economist , Issue Jan

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Main streets of tomorrow : growing an financing rural entrepreneurs

Main Street Economist , Issue Jun

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Can rural America support a knowledge economy?

Knowledge has become the new premium fuel for economic growth in the 21st century. Knowledge fuels new ideas and innovations to boost productivity ? and to create new products, new firms, new jobs, and new wealth. Some analysts estimate that knowledge-based activity accounts for half of the gross domestic product in Western industrialized countries. In the United States, knowledge-based industries paced gross domestic product growth from 1991 to 2001, and their importance has accelerated since 1995. ; In rural America, as elsewhere, a variety of factors make knowledge-based growth possible: ...
Economic Review , Volume 89 , Issue Q III , Pages 71-96

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An update on rural broadband

Main Street Economist , Issue Oct

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Rural America's emerging knowledge economy

Main Street Economist , Issue May



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