Innovators in Rural Community Economic Development

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Rural Wealth Creation

This textbook investigates the role of wealth in achieving sustainable rural economic development. Published by Routledge and edited by John L. Pender, Bruce A. Weber, Thomas G. Johnson, and J. Matthew Fannin.

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Rural-Urban Interdependence in Central Appalachia Discussion Paper

To better understand the potential for wealth development in the Central Appalachia region, this paper reviews regional approaches to assessing and developing wealth; examines the ways and extents to which rural and urban economies are interconnected;…
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Wealth Creation and Regional Innovation

This paper identifies the place- and history-based context for a regional approach to wealth creation; assesses varying prosperity rates across the counties of Central Appalachia; analyzes the trade flows between Economic Areas in Central Appalachia;…

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