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Author:Henry, Mark 

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Changes in urban and rural employment in the 1980s

Financial Letters , Issue Jun

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A new micro view of the U.S. rural economy

Rural areas are thought to have two salient features, remoteness and small scale, that tend to inhibit economic growth. These features have explained at least partially why economic growth in the nation's rural areas has often trailed that in metropolitan areas. However, the rural economic turnaround in the 1990s, while not uniform, suggests that some rural communities may have found ways of overcoming their remoteness and small scale. Put simply, some rural areas appear to have an advantage over others in terms of economic growth rates.> How have rural economies been performing and why have ...
Economic Review , Volume 81 , Issue Q II , Pages 53-70

Monograph
A changing rural economy

Monograph

Monograph
Searching for rural success

Monograph

Monograph
The rural economic policy choice

Monograph

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A changing rural America

Economic Review , Volume 71 , Issue Jul , Pages 23-41

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Innovative activity in rural areas: the importance of local and regional characteristics

Innovation, supported by a developed and active entrepreneurial system, long has been recognized as critical to regional economic competitiveness. Innovation also plays an essential role for rural economic development as these regions respond to the challenges of competing in the global economy. Barkley and Henry identify assets that contribute to nonmetro innovation ?hot spots.?
Community Development Investment Review , Issue 3 , Pages 1-14

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Where have all the packing plants gone? : the new meat geography in rural America

The meat industry is an economic powerhouse for rural America---accounting for roughly one of every 16 rural manufacturing jobs. Moreover, this rural powerhouse is adding jobs at a fast clip, with recent growth of 8.5 percent a year versus just 1.2 percent a year for all rural manufacturing industries. Finally, rural America has captured a commanding 52 percent of all meat industry jobs, far above the level of a decade ago.> While all these figures are welcome news to rural areas eager to expand employment, geographic shifts under way in the industry raise fresh doubts over which rural ...
Economic Review , Volume 84 , Issue Q III , Pages 65-82

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The rural economic policy choice

Economic Review , Volume 72 , Issue Jan , Pages 41-58

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Rural America in the 1990s

Monograph

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