Sundown on the Sunbelt?: Growth Without Development in the Rural South

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Report produces a series of policy proposals designed to address the shortcomings and comparative disadvantages of rural Southern economic development. Research findings include insights into low wage, low skill economic development patterns across the rural south. Policy conclusions arise in three general areas: industrial recruitment strategies, growth-from-within practices, and the upgrading of the rural human resource base.

Aspen Institute Community Strategies Group