Latest Research Featured in Economic Development Quarterly

Volume 34 · Issue 1 · February 2020

Includes Research and Practice Articles by Laura A. Reese and Xiaomeng Li; Ki-Eun Kang and George C. Homsy; Fran Stewart and Kathryn Kelley; Jing Chen; and Richard V. Adkisson, Lawrence D. LaPlue, and Christopher J. Stroka; as well as Commentary by Andrew M. Wood and Nicholas A. Phelps.

Table of Contents

Research and Practice Articles

Conceptions of Local Economic Development Comparing Citizen and Local Official Attitudes, by Laura A. Reese and Xiaomeng Li

Make Me A Better Offer: Developer Threats and Regional Competition for Land Development Projects, by Ki-Eun Kang and George C. Homsy

Connecting Hands and Heads: Retooling Engineering Technology for the “Smart” Manufacturing Workplace, by Fran Stewart and Kathryn Kelley

The Impact of Cluster Diversity on Economic Performance in U.S. Metropolitan Statistical Areas, by Jing Chen

The Role of Initial Conditions in Post-Great Recession Recovery and Development: Single-County MSAs, by Richard V. Adkisson, Lawrence D. LaPlue, and Christopher J. Stroka

Commentary

Mediating Local Economic Development: The Place of Site Selection Consultants in Industrial Recruitment, by Andrew M. Wood and Nicholas A. Phelps

Book Reviews

Headquarters Economy: Managers, Mobility, and Migration (Reviewed by Gordon F. Mulligan)

Advancing Equity Planning Now (Reviewed by Monica A. Haddad)

Incentives to Pander: How Politicians Use Corporate Welfare for Political Gain (Reviewed by Haifeng Qian)