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Local economic structure and growth

Rita Almeida

Local economic structure and growth

by Rita Almeida

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Published by World Bank in [Washington, D.C .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Portugal,
  • Portugal.
    • Subjects:
    • Technological innovations -- Economic aspects -- Portugal.,
    • Industrial productivity -- Portugal.,
    • Regional economic disparities.,
    • Portugal -- Economic conditions -- 1974- -- Regional disparities.

    • Edition Notes

      StatementRita Almeida.
      SeriesPolicy research working paper ;, 3728, Policy research working papers (Online) ;, 3728.
      ContributionsWorld Bank.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHG3881.5.W57
      The Physical Object
      FormatElectronic resource
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL3478769M
      LC Control Number2005618973

      Small businesses also operate locally, which gives them a strong preference for hiring local people. Big corporations often move into new territory with a team already in place, which can improve a city's population, but nothing drives new job growth in a region like more powerful small businesses. They tend to support other local businesses to purchase supplies or for financing, keeping more of that money in the local community. And many people love to shop locally, helping the local economy. The First National Bank of Omaha’s Shop, Buy Give Survey found that 69 percent of Americans prefer to support local retailers. Not only are.

        This summary presents a sampling of economic information for the area; supplemental data are provided for regions Local Area Unemployment Statistics. Unemployment rates average weekly wages, quarterly census of employment and wages, wages, QCEW, employment, jobs, growth, current employment statistics, CES, inflation. Founded in , the NBER is a private, non-profit, non-partisan organization dedicated to conducting economic research and to disseminating research findings among academics, public policy makers, and business professionals.

      Using Smart Growth Strategies to Foster Economic Development: A Kelso, Washington, Case Study () aims to help cities like Kelso rethink how to address economic development challenges with small, manageable solutions that create stronger, more resilient communities. A smart growth economic development strategy needs to support businesses and workers and improve quality of life. “Economic growth has thus become the crucial juncture where almost all modern religions, ideologies and movements meet. The Soviet Union, with its megalomaniac Five Year Plans, was as obsessed with growth as the most cut-throat American robber baron.


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